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  • Into The Future With Ninebot One
    Aug 28, 2015 Press Releases

    Into The Future With Ninebot One

    Just when you thought it couldn't get cooler than free line skates, stowboards and T-boards Imperial Green Mobility has glided into the next generation with the introduction of Ninebot ONE. Acuriously cool walking and running 'robot' that's as… more...
    Editor 146
  • Engen Refinery successfully completes planned maintenance outage
    Aug 26, 2015 Press Releases

    Engen Refinery successfully completes planned…

    The Fuels section of the 120 000 barrels-per-day Engen Refinery is up and running, following the completion of a 30–day maintenance outage at an estimated cost of over R150 million. The planned outage forms part of the facility’s annual scheduled… more...
    Editor 158
  • Signing of Promise Charter between Air Products and Mercedes-Benz Trucks
    Aug 26, 2015 Press Releases

    Signing of Promise Charter between Air Products…

    Air Products and Mercedes-Benz Trucks set the pace in their respective fields In the year of its 46th anniversary, Air Products South Africa has signed a Promise Charter with Mercedes-Benz Trucks, paving the way for a long-term, mutually beneficial… more...
    Editor 167
  • PR HYT 3988
    Aug 25, 2015 Press Releases

    Bosch Rexroth introduces variable pump for…

    In introducing an axial piston variable pump for hydraulic systems in the new size 18, Bosch Rexroth has narrowed the price gap to identically-sized gear pumps. Manufacturers of mobile equipment in the agricultural and construction sectors can now… more...
    Editor 56
  • A first-of-its-kind motor range that complies with all IEC standards
    Aug 25, 2015 Press Releases

    A first-of-its-kind motor range that complies…

    Electric motors worldwide are estimated to consume up to 40 percent of global electricity supply. With increasingly-stringent environmental legislation and unreliable energy supply, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has established… more...
    Editor 218
  • Cayenne launches BYOSD
    Aug 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Cayenne launches BYOSD

    (Build your own SEA DOO) another industry first from the group Cayenne World was recently appointed as the BRP flagship dealer in Gauteng and has been quick to release their industry first specials such as their 3 year service plan and 4 year… more...
    Editor 378
  • Continental partners Global NCAP 'Stop the Crash' campaign
    Aug 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Continental partners Global NCAP 'Stop the Crash'…

    Chassis & Safety and Tire Divisions join campaign to improve road safety through standard fitment of state-of-the-art safety technologies especially in subcompact cars Global NCAP is the London, UK-based international umbrella body of the nine NCAP… more...
    Editor 196
  •  MiX Telematics provides Heartbeat Centre for Community Development with much needed transport
    Aug 19, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics provides Heartbeat Youth Centre

    Extending a helping hand to a worthy organisation for Community Development with much needed transport 19th August 2015 - MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, recently presented Heartbeat Centre… more...
    Editor 194
  • New Foundry Generation Forum continues to boost skills and competitiveness of foundry industry
    Aug 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Skills and competitiveness boost for foundry…

    New Foundry Generation Forum continues to boost skills and competitiveness of foundry industry Workshops highlight improved productivity, efficiency A group of 15 managers in the foundry industry last month reported significant productivity… more...
    Editor 201
  • Engen leads in customer security and convenience with cashless payments solutions
    Aug 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Engen leads in customer security and convenience

    Offering cashless payments solutions Once again Engen, South Africa`s number 1 petrol brand, has put the customer first with a range of fast and secure cashless forecourt payment options that brings convenience to motorists and protects their… more...
    Editor 233
  • Arnt-Gøran Hartvig and Marius Bornstein at the zero-emission Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell with which they travelled a record-breaking 2 383 km in 24 hours.
    Aug 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell travels record-breaking 2…

    Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell drives for 24 hours with zero emissions Non-stop driving on public roads in everyday conditions Averages almost 100 km/h - another record for Hyundai Motor's pioneering car Two hydrogen pioneers have taken real-world… more...
    Editor 300
  • #Tendeka strengthens executive team
    Aug 16, 2015 Press Releases

    #Tendeka strengthens executive team

    Tendeka, the provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry, has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Scott Watters as chief operating officer and Annabel Green as chief technology officer. Scott… more...
    Editor 265
  • Ingersoll Rand variable speed rotary screw compressor
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Ingersoll Rand variable speed rotary screw…

    order to installation in seven weeks Gauteng-based Dintsu Engineering Technologies (DET), one of Ingersoll Rand’s distributors, supplied, installed and commissioned a 160 kW Oil Free Variable Speed Ingersoll Rand Nirvana Rotary Screw Compressor four… more...
    Editor 169
  • Sanjoy Gupta
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Sanjoy Gupta takes over the helm at #Mahindra…

    Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, one of India's leading business houses, has confirmed the appointment of Sanjoy Gupta as the new Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra South Africa. Gupta's appointment comes in the wake of the earlier announcement that… more...
    Editor 258
  • Exciting motorcycle line up for the Cayenne Italian Festival
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Exciting motorcycle line up for the Cayenne…

    It was announced today, that the Cayenne Group would be showcasing some very special motorcycles at their Italian Festival and airfreighting in some stunning ‘one of a kind’ machines which have never been seen in South Africa before. “Not only will… more...
    Editor 570
  • Cummins Fleetguard technical sales manager Gerald Annandale & Environmentally-friendly Fleetguard ES Compleat OAT coolant
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    New OAT coolant improves #performance and…

    New internationally-recognised engine coolant technology that has been proven to extend service intervals, while reducing environmental impact, was officially launched in the African market in April 2015 by Cummins Filtration. The… more...
    Editor 186
  • #Cayenne’s Italian festival
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    #Cayenne’s Italian festival

    WELL OVER 30 NEW UNIQUE MOTORCYCLES ON SHOW THAT HAVE NEVER BEEN SEEN IN SOUTH AFRICA BEFORE “The Italian Festival is certainly not just for all the Italian motorcycle brands and their enthusiasts. We have a host of all the Japanese motorcycles on… more...
    Editor 215
  • Dig up a mine of information at Electra Mining Botswana
    Aug 14, 2015 Events

    Dig up a mine of information at…

    The Countdown has begun! Just days until the doors open for Electra Mining Botswana. Showcasing the latest and greatest of the mining, industrial and power generation industries, this is the place to be from 1-3 September. See the hottest new… more...
    Editor 223
  • Absa Vehicle Finance moves to combat fleet card fraud
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Absa Vehicle Finance moves to combat fleet card…

    Absa Vehicle Asset Finance Fleet Card recently launched two new two new measures to limit fleet card fraud in South Africa which saw another dramatic increase in 2014 according to the latest figures from the South African Banking Risk information… more...
    Editor 377
  • Lexus #Hoverboard Elevated to New Heights
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    #Lexus #Hoverboard Elevated to New Heights

    Lexus has completed a full and final reveal of its innovative hoverboard following a successful testing phase in Cubelles, Barcelona, Spain. The hoverboard, which was first unveiled in June via a teaser film, has been 18 months in development… more...
    Editor 200
  • #LEGO Technic Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245 tipper
    Aug 11, 2015 Press Releases

    LEGO Technic Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245 tipper

    A truck for the young and young at heart Elegant Cooperation between Mercedes-Benz and LEGO gives rise to model of the Arocs 3245 tipper Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245 tipper is one of the most complex models in the LEGO Technic range Authenticity and… more...
    Editor 432
  • FUSO Trucks Southern Africa makes a real difference
    Aug 11, 2015 Press Releases

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa makes a real…

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa makes a real difference in the lives of South Africa's disadvantaged FUSO Canter LIFT used as Shoprite mobile soup kitchen Versatile vehicle to be deployed at disaster zones PRETORIA - During July's Mandela Month FUSO… more...
    Editor 167
  • NEW BETA 250/300 RR 2T LAUNCHED AT THE CAYENNE ITALIAN FESTIVAL
    Aug 06, 2015 Press Releases

    NEW BETA 250/300 RR 2T LAUNCHED AT THE CAYENNE…

    The Beta RR Enduro project continues to grow and improve boosted by successes on the racetracks and by the great commitment of the technical and R&D departments in Rignano. The RR Enduro 2015 models are lighter and more agile, and their great power… more...
    Editor 191
  • HEAVY COMMERCIALS ONLY BRIGHT SPOT IN TRUCK INDUSTRY’S  JULY PERFORMANCE
    Aug 05, 2015 Press Releases

    #Heavy_commercials only bright spot in #truck…

    The growth in the Heavy Commercial Vehicle segment was the only bright spot in the performance of the South African truck market during July. Sales in this segment has grown 4.4% so far this year to 3 045 units, with UD Trucks once again claiming… more...
    Editor 208
  • Husqvarna MY16 Motocross
    Aug 05, 2015 Press Releases

    Husqvarna MY16 Motocross

    Husqvarna Introduce New Era Motocross Models The new Husqvarna 2016 motocross line-up represents a revolutionary step forward. Beginning a new era, every detail of this new from the ground up motocross range has been specifically designed to improve… more...
    Editor 218
  • Marine Innovation to shine at the Johannesburg Boat Show
    Aug 04, 2015 Events

    Marine Innovation to shine at the Johannesburg…

    Innovation takes centre stage at the 2015 Johannesburg Boat Show. The latest boats and marine engine technology will be on display from 14 - 16 August at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec. Waterworld have confirmed their debut line-up for the… more...
    Editor 188
  • New Standard Warranty scheme for Iveco Product Range “Born in South Africa”
    Aug 03, 2015 Press Releases

    New Standard Warranty scheme for Iveco Product…

    After demonstrating its confidence in South Africa by setting up an assembly plant at Rosslyn near Pretoria, global truck maker Iveco is backing its locally-produced products with an industry-leading Standard Warranty scheme. The new enhanced… more...
    Editor 238
  • MiX Telematics announces sponsorship of the bizhub Highveld Lions
    Aug 03, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics announces sponsorship of the…

    Johannesburg; Today, Matrix, a brand of MiX Telematics - a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions - announced its commitment to a one year sponsorship of the bizhub Highveld Lions. MiX Telematics joins the team as an… more...
    Editor 376
  • Ups accelerates progress toward sustainability goals
    Jul 31, 2015 Press Releases

    Ups accelerates progress toward sustainability…

    Nearly Tripled South – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released its 13th annual Sustainability Report, highlighting its growing investment in alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles and commitment to log 20 million hours of volunteer time by the end… more...
    Editor 137
  • Intrepid Holgate Land Rover team off on their toughest challenge yet
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Intrepid Holgate Land Rover team off on their…

    Pretoria, 30 July 2015 - Kingsley Holgate, Africa’s supreme Land Rover adventurer and philanthropist, will begin his next world-first geographic and humanitarian expedition into some of the most dangerous and unexplored regions of Africa – all in… more...
    Editor 388
  • Bobcat SA buys a fleet of Foton Tunland pick-ups
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Bobcat SA buys a fleet of Foton Tunland pick-ups

    Bobcat Equipment SA recently took delivery of a fleet of 10 Foton Tunland Off-Road pick-ups to be used by its service teams located in Alrode, Rustenburg and Witbank. These are the first Foton vehicles to be purchased by Bobcat SA that is part of… more...
    Editor 269
  • MiX Telematics partners with Umsizi Fleet Management Solutions in the Eastern Cape
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics partners with Umsizi Fleet…

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa – 30th July 2015 – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has partnered with Umsizi Fleet Management Solutions (Pty) Ltd, a 100% black owned fleet management company, as… more...
    Editor 380
  • Altech Alcom Radio launches multi-functional Motorola demo and training facility
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Altech Alcom Radio launches multi-functional…

    As part of its quest to be the leading authorised distributor of Motorola products, Altech Alcom Radio has launched a state-of-the-art training and demonstration facility at its headquarters in Woodmead, Johannesburg. The demonstration room is the… more...
    Editor 95
  • Hyundai Santa Cruz named 2015 Concept Truck of the Year
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Hyundai Santa Cruz named 2015 Concept Truck of…

    It kicked off 2015 with a buzz-generating surprise debut at the North American International Auto Show in January, and now the popular Hyundai Santa Cruz has earned the title Concept Truck of the Year at the 14th North American Concept Vehicle of… more...
    Editor 322
  • Resolve capacity to deliver high-tech cold storage warehouse
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Resolve Capacity to deliver high-tech cold…

    A R160 million contract to design and project manage the development of a state of the art, 25 500m2 cold storage warehouse in Linbro Park, Johannesburg, has been awarded to Resolve Capacity by Imperial. Resolve Capacity director Arno Haigh reveals… more...
    Editor 288
  • Rockwell Automation demonstrates oil and gas expertise at Offshore Europe 2015
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Rockwell Automation demonstrates oil and gas…

    Rockwell Automation will be demonstrating its extensive control, safety and process automation expertise in the oil and gas industry at Offshore Europe 2015 with a clear message to exhibition visitors: You can get more from your assets, reduce… more...
    Editor 111
  • HINO ADDS FIVE MORE DERIVATIVES TO POPULAR MCV RANGE
    Jul 29, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO ADDS FIVE MORE DERIVATIVES TO POPULAR MCV…

    Hino SA has added five more derivatives to its already comprehensive range of 300-Series medium commercial vehicles as a response to customer requirements. The range has now grown from 8 to 13 variants, providing an extremely comprehensive product… more...
    Editor 126
  • HINO AIMING TO BE TOP TRUCK BRAND IN SA BY 2020
    Jul 29, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO AIMING TO BE TOP TRUCK BRAND IN SA BY 2020

    Hino has embarked on an ambitious strategy to become the No. 1 truck brand in South Africa by 2020. The bold plan was spelled out at a recent media briefing and new model launch at the Gerotek test track, west of Pretoria, by Ernie Trautmann, the… more...
    Editor 129
  • Jul 28, 2015 Press Releases

    IAA 2015: From R&D on to the Road – Continental…

    3D cinema: Experience automated driving and the dialog between human and vehicle "Summer of innovations": new features for increased safety, environmental protection, and convenience Continental forum with numerous events on opportunities for future… more...
    Editor 90
  • Isuzu Trucks’ numbers rise amidst wobbly market through June 2015
    Jul 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks’ numbers rise amidst wobbly market…

    The Year to Date (YTD) Isuzu Trucks volume has increased by 20% in the same period for 2014, while the truck market has declined by 5%. Isuzu Trucks’ full-year share in 2014 was 12.9%, and this has increased to 13.3%, with April/May figures… more...
    Editor 139
  • Improvements for unique Tata Super Ace cab-over pick-up
    Jul 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Improvements for unique Tata Super Ace cab-over…

    The compact Tata Super Ace one ton cab-over pick-up, which was launched in South Africa in 2012, has undergone a host of improvements and updates with the introduction of the latest EX2 model. This is now a unique model in the local light commercial… more...
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  • Isuzu Truck South Africa acquires 100% stake in Kanu and ACT
    Jul 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Isuzu Truck South Africa acquires 100% stake in…

    Isuzu Truck South Africa today announced the acquisition of Port Elizabeth based KANU Commercial Body Construction (PTY) Ltd and Automotive Chassis Technologies (PTY) Ltd (ACT) in a 100% buyout of each entity, effective from August 2015. This… more...
    Editor 182
  • Garmin Launches High-Definition Dash Cam
    Jul 22, 2015 Press Releases

    Garmin Launches High-Definition Dash Cam

    With Automatic Incident Detection Garmin Southern Africa expands its Automotive range of products by announcing the Garmin Dash Cam Series, your eye witness that never blinks! Dash Cam is a high-definition camera that mounts to any vehicles’… more...
    Editor 126
  • RECALL OF KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R MY14
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Recall of KTM 1290 Super Duke R MY14

    KTM recalls 1290 SUPER DUKE R models of model year 2014 in order to have the fuel tank checked and sealed at authorized KTM dealers. During routine testing of the fuel system, KTM discovered deviations in the manufacturing process of the supplier… more...
    Editor 111
  • Symbolic hand-over of the keys for the new research building: from left to right Bernd Junker (architect of the new research building), Dr. Harald Lauke (President Advanced Materials & Systems Research) and Klaus Dick (Senior Plant Manager of the new research building).
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    BASF inaugurates new research building in…

    Investment of around €50 million strengthens Ludwigshafen as a research site Around 11,000 square meter building for approximately 200 employees Innovative materials of BASF used in the construction process BASF today inaugurated a new research… more...
    Editor 118
  • Olivia and Paul Muthoosamy in their new workshop at Advanced Commercial Truck Repairs.   The company has increased turnover from R30 000 to R800 000 per month under Eqstra Fleet Management’s enterprise development programme.
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Huge growth achieved from enterprise development

    Two businesses in the vehicle servicing arena, one in Langlaagte and one in Soweto, have been successfully transformed under Eqstra Fleet Management’s enterprise development plan which is aimed at exploring opportunities to integrate PDI’S… more...
    Editor 100
  •   BMW Group, worldwide first hydrogen station with two types of refuelling technology, f.l.: Dr. Andreas Opfermann (The Linde Group), Guillaume Larroque (TOTAL), Matthias Klietz (BMW Group), Dr. Veit Steinle (Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur).
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    First hydrogen station with two types of…

    Latest move by the BMW Group and TOTAL will take forward the development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Munich. It is now possible to drive by fuel cell-powered car all the way from southern Germany to Lake Garda in Italy. The opening of the… more...
    Editor 122
  • Truck ban will further hinder business growth
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Truck ban will further hinder business growth

    Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry shed light The Department of Transport’s proposal to ban trucks exceeding 9 tonnes from public roads during peak hours has elicited a strong reaction from business. Such a change will also incur costs… more...
    Editor 109
  • Riaan Olivier, Head of South African Business for Stanley Black & Decker
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Stanley Black & Decker appoint a new Head of…

    Riaan Olivier has been appointed as the Head of South African Business for Stanley Black & Decker (SBD). The company has recently expanded its corporate presence in South Africa significantly. Stanley Black & Decker products are represented through… more...
    Editor 141
  • AVIS BUDGET GIVES BACK THIS MANDELA DAY
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    AVIS BUDGET GIVES BACK THIS MANDELA DAY

    In celebration of International Mandela Day on the 18th of July and in spirit of Madiba’s vision to change the lives of the less fortunate, Avis Budget southern Africa have committed to various initiatives for 67 minutes on Friday 17 July.… more...
    Editor 103
  • Adding our own sparkle to the magic of Madiba
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Adding our own sparkle to the magic of Madiba

    Nelson Mandela’s legacy is the reason we celebrate Mandela Day – an event that receives global attention. At Imperial Logistics we share in the joy of this day, the 18th of July, along with our clients and partners and indeed, with every other South… more...
    Editor 113
  • UKZN Solar Car team Unveil ‘Hulamin’
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    UKZN Solar Car team Unveil ‘Hulamin’

    to race among the best in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia. The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) School of Engineering held an Unveiling and Launch of its new and improved Solar Car, Hulamin at the Howard College Campus in… more...
    Editor 122
  • When necessary, the technicians arrive as soon as possible on site thus avoiding longer downtimes.
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Quick delivery of spare parts

    Inter Cars SA, based in Warsaw, Poland, has commissioned the BEUMER Group to equip its new distribution center with conveying and sorting equipment, including a warehouse control system. BEUMER will serve as a systems integrator for the project.… more...
    Editor 99
  • Electronic fan clutches for trucks and buses
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Electronic fan clutches for trucks and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all requires spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 103
  • African growth, FAW makes bold plans
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    African growth, FAW makes bold plans

    Earlier this year FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. launched its Africa growth strategy with the lowest-cost-per-ton truck on the SA market when it introduced its FAW 8.140 FL range. Their new range sits in the medium segment by a mere weight… more...
    Editor 128
  • Imperial addresses skills shortage
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Imperial addresses skills shortage

    With more opportunities for graduates and local government partnership Logistics and supply chain leader Imperial Logistics has added impetus to its drive to address South Africa’s skills deficit and youth unemployment by extending the reach of its… more...
    Editor 116
  • Rhys Evans, Director of ALCO-Safe
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Fast and accurate alcohol and drug testing…

    Health and safety are a growing concern for many businesses, especially those operating in high-risk industries such as construction, manufacturing and transportation. Ensuring compliance with the Operational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires… more...
    Editor 103
  • Benefits of booking Point 2 Point for your next adventure
    Jul 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Benefits of booking Point 2 Point for your next…

    As the days are shorter and nights are colder, it needn’t only be a time for hibernating indoors. Embrace your inner explorer, see the best places of your city and with Avis Point 2 Point it has never been this easy. With its efficient and easy… more...
    Editor 106
  • South African innovation brings effortless, efficiency to slogging
    Jul 14, 2015 Press Releases

    South African innovation brings effortless,…

    A South African business has invented tools to reduce inefficiencies in loosening and tightening nuts and bolts, whilst increasing safety and productivity. Slogging International is a newly formed enterprise established by the Coetzee family known… more...
    Editor 147
  • Iveco: 40 years of excellence, 150 years of experience
    Jul 13, 2015 Press Releases

    Iveco: 40 years of excellence, 150 years of…

    The brand is celebrating its 40th anniversary – a success story that tells of great international acclaims and vehicles that have come to symbolise commercial transport around the world. The website www.iveco40.comoffers people the chance to… more...
    Editor 157
  • Jul 13, 2015 Press Releases

    DACHSER South Africa’s tailormade approach to…

    Logistics companies could be seen as the key service-providers within the retail and manufacturing supply chains across the world. As consumer demand increases, innovative products and services are being rapidly developed, and must be just as… more...
    Editor 113
  • RS Components extends 3D modelling portfolio with award-winning SCANIFY® handheld scanner from Fuel3D
    Jul 13, 2015 Press Releases

    RS Components extends 3D modelling portfolio with…

    Affordable high-resolution, 3D scanning, in colour, for 3D printing, education and hobbyist applications Johannesburg, South Africa - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers,has… more...
    Editor 195
  • TomTom Telematics passes landmark milestone of 500,000 subscribed vehicles
    Jul 13, 2015 Press Releases

    TomTom Telematics passes landmark milestone of…

    TomTom Telematics has become the first fleet management solution (FMS) provider in Europe to break through the 500,000 milestone for subscribed vehicles serving more than 36,000 customers across the globe. “At a time of widespread consolidation in… more...
    Editor 125
  • :   Stephan Mueller (left), CFO, Siemens and Murray Price, managing director, Eqstra Fleet Management, conclude the agreement awarding Eqstra Fleet Management the Siemens fleet management contract.
    Jul 10, 2015 Press Releases

    Eqstra Fleet Management wins Siemens contract

    Eqstra Fleet Management has been awarded a fleet management contract from Siemens, effective 01 July 2015. Siemens currently runs a fleet of 150 vehicles. The contract was signed on 25 June 2015 by Stephan Mueller, CFO of Siemens, and Murray Price,… more...
    Editor 155
  • The Honda carnival sale does record sales in its first week, depleting 50% of the stock
    Jul 10, 2015 Press Releases

    The Honda carnival sale does record sales in its…

    The Honda Carnival has been a huge success, depleting 50% of Honda Kyalami’s stock in just under a week. On day one, 30 new Honda’s were sold. “We knew it was going to get us a great response based on the discounts, but nowhere near what took place… more...
    Editor 107
  • IN-CAB cameras prove their worth
    Jul 08, 2015 Press Releases

    IN-CAB cameras prove their worth

    When it comes to road safety, logistics and supply chain leader Imperial Logistics is uncompromising, and it is this stance that led to the group’s policy to install in-cab cameras in every truck in its fleet. According to Lucky Maluleke, HSE… more...
    Editor 111
  • Seen at the handover of the 207th Hino 815-based cash-in-transit vehicle by Hino West Rand to SBV in Johannesburg recently are (from left): Malcolm Glennie, Head of Fleet Management at SBV; Ernie Trautmann, Vice President of Hino SA; Mark Barrett, Managing Director of SBV SA; Julian Visagie, Dealer Principal of Hino West Rand; and Fanie Pretorius, Head of Logistics at SBV.
    Jul 08, 2015 Press Releases

    SBV continues to raise the bar with its…

    SBV, a leading cash solutions and services company in South Africa , recently took delivery of the 207th Hino 815-based unit built by Ballistic Armour Technology in an initial order for these latest, third generation cash-in-transit vehicles. This… more...
    Editor 149
  • New R45 Million Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks Dealer opens in Bloemfontein
    Jul 08, 2015 Press Releases

    New R45 Million Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks…

    volvobloem[/gallery} Volvo Group SA has opened a new key Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks dealership in Bloemfontein at an investment of R45 million. The facility is strategically situated next to the N8 route that connects Upington, Kimberley,… more...
    Editor 123
  • Cooperatives help keep the streets clean
    Jul 08, 2015 Press Releases

    Cooperatives help keep the streets clean

    ‘Young people are progressively taking a hold of opportunities by becoming entrepreneurs in their communities and active participants in the country’s growing economy, NYDA.’ Moss Mokgodi works in a cooperative based in Soweto, creating a cleaner… more...
    Editor 167
  • Reaping the benefits of going circular
    Jul 08, 2015 Press Releases

    Reaping the benefits of going circular

    The environmental benefits of the Circular Economy are well known. Its restorative values represent an opportunity for businesses to give something back – a chance to help alleviate our planet's emerging resource challenges through the re-use of… more...
    Editor 166
  • Daimler puts new safety technology on the road in all its commercial-vehicle divisions
    Jul 07, 2015 Press Releases

    Daimler puts new safety technology on the road in…

    "Shaping Future Transportation" event presents innovative technical solutions for even more safety in commercial vehicles New assistance systems such as the Blind Spot Monitoring System the Mirror Cam, the Active Brake Assist and the Lane Assist… more...
    Editor 139
  • THE CAYENNE GROUP IS LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL SALES STAFF
    Jul 07, 2015 Press Releases

    THE CAYENNE GROUP IS LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL SALES…

    Want a great sales job working with the leading sales team with the multi brand Cayenne Group/Cayenne World here’s your opportunity of a lifetime to work with the leading automotive operation in the country, with world class blue chip motorcycle… more...
    Editor 150
  • Paddy Brearley of Legacy Hotel Group with Bruce Turner  of The Bespoke Amenities Co
    Jul 07, 2015 Press Releases

    Big business embracing entrepreneurial innovation…

    Winners of The Growth Engines display innovation in cost, value and strategy The spirit of entrepreneurship through the use of rare skills and creating innovative business relationships is alive and well in South Africa. This is attested to by the… more...
    Editor 139
  • Airbus Helicopters teams up with India's Mahindra Group
    Jul 07, 2015 Press Releases

    Airbus Helicopters teams up with India's Mahindra…

    Airbus Helicopters and Mahindra Group subsidiary, Mahindra Defence, form a partnership to respond to India's military helicopter tenders A joint venture company will be set up in the coming months, aiming to become the first private Indian… more...
    Editor 158
  • Hydrogen fuel cell saloon sets record driving range for any zero-emissions car on the market
    Jul 06, 2015 Press Releases

    HOORAY FOR MIRAI !

    Hydrogen fuel cell saloon sets record driving range for any zero-emissions car on the market The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has proved it can go the distance, achieving 3,5 litres per 100 km in official US combined city/highway… more...
    Editor 210
  • RS Components supports access to computers in Africa for education
    Jul 06, 2015 Press Releases

    RS Components supports access to computers in…

    SABC African EduWeek is an education event in its ninth year and showcases the latest education technology innovations and offers education professionals the opportunity to source and buy new products for use in the classroom. Visitors also get the… more...
    Editor 124
  • HINO VOLUME ROSE AS SALES INCOME FELL 0.8% IN 2014/15 FISCAL
    Jul 06, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO VOLUME ROSE AS SALES INCOME FELL 0.8% IN…

    Hino Motors Ltd. of Japan managed to increase total sales of its trucks and buses by 1.5% to a record 168 798 units in the 2014/15 financial year to the end of March even though net sales income fell by 0.8% to US$15.5-billion. Hino sales volume in… more...
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  • World’s first rear axle transmission crossbeam made of plastic in the S-Class from Mercedes-Benz
    Jul 06, 2015 Press Releases

    World’s first rear axle transmission crossbeam…

    Joint development between ContiTech Vibration Control and BASF Engineering plastic Ultramid® A3WG10 CR saves 25% weight compared to die-cast aluminum design The world’s first plastic transmission crossbeam in the rear axle subframe has been… more...
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  • National exposition of the Republic of Belarus is held in South Africa
    Jul 02, 2015 Events

    National exposition of the Republic of Belarus is…

    The National exposition of the Republic of Belarus is held in the framework of the 22nd SAITEX&Big7 trade fair in Johannesburg. The National pavilion of the Republic of Belarus is presented by food stuffs, beverages, tobacco products, mineral… more...
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  • WESBANK AND FNB JOIN FORCES TO ENHANCE FLEET OFFERING
    Jul 02, 2015 Press Releases

    WESBANK AND FNB JOIN FORCES TO ENHANCE FLEET…

    01 July 2015 – From 1 July 2015, WesBank’s Fleet Division will report into sister bank FNB’s Credit Card Division. This will afford WesBank’s Fleet customers improved exposure to the FirstRand Group strategy of aligning expertise in the respective… more...
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  • Keeping our trains on track, driving reliability, efficiency and longevity in rail infrastructure
    Jul 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Keeping our trains on track, driving reliability,…

    Billions of rands are expected to be invested in rail infrastructure in South Africa over the next three years. Shell’s Hentie Spangenberg suggests that as we develop the infrastructure we must also be looking at ways to ensure its reliability,… more...
    Editor 112
  • Streamlining the automotive manufacturing process in SA
    Jul 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Streamlining the automotive manufacturing process…

    (Date), 2015: The automotive industry is based on ‘just-in-time’ (JIT) and ‘just-in-sequence’ (JIS) processes for material provision and production. JIT is a methodology aimed primarily at reducing flow times within production as well as response… more...
    Editor 130
  • Efficiency & Driving Fun
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Efficiency & Driving Fun

    New Electric Drive from Continental: Tailor-Made for the Chinese Market At the IAA 2015, the automotive supplier will introduce the compact, cost-effective, and high-performance system for the world's largest market to the public Transmission and… more...
    Editor 128
  • Government urged not to neglect small business at Manufacturing Indaba
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Government urged not to neglect small business at…

    Government is being urged not to neglect small and medium-sized black businesses as it pursues plans to boost the manufacturing sector with its promotion of “100 new black industrialists”. The call has been made by consultancy Cova Advisory and… more...
    Editor 125
  • Emerging-Market Companies Shaking Up Global Competition in Automotive Supply, Construction Equipment, and Chemicals
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Emerging-Market Companies Shaking Up Global…

    Emerging-Market Players Are Closing the Gap with Multinationals in All Three Industries, Fueled by Rapid Growth in Their Home Markets, Low Costs, and Acquisitions, BCG Research Finds MUNICH, June 24—Companies based in emerging markets are… more...
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  • HINO ACCELERATES PROJECTS TO BOOST GLOBAL SUPPLY
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO ACCELERATES PROJECTS TO BOOST GLOBAL SUPPLY

    Hino Motors Ltd of Japan is putting increased focus on projects to improve its global production and supply capability. One of the latest initiatives is the consolidation of all engine production at its Nitta plant. This plant already supplies the… more...
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  •  Ashok Thakur, currently CEO of Mahindra SA
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Strong growth in Africa predicted as Mahindra…

    New business unit will focus on emerging opportunities in Africa Mahindra SA managing director to head up new initiative Business unit will provide central distribution channel for the entire group Products will be customised to suit specific market… more...
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  • HINO SET TO WIDEN 300-SERIES MODEL RANGE
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO SET TO WIDEN 300-SERIES MODEL RANGE

    Hino SA intends enlarging its range of offerings in the popular 300-Series truck line-up to meet customer requirements and changing trends in the market. Among the major target markets for the range include bakeries, security companies and local… more...
    Editor 98
  • Gautrain subsidy could fund entire GFIP
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Gautrain subsidy could fund entire GFIP

    Automobile Association says it is concerned that subsidy has reached R1.5 billion "R1.5bn a year would be enough to fund the entire annual payback costs for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) if one excluded the cost of the tolling… more...
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  • Giving “disruptive technology” a lift in the Eastern Cape
    Jun 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Giving “disruptive technology” a lift in the…

    South Africa’s first innovation hub which caters for both start-up and existing businesses has been opened in Port Elizabeth. “We are looking for innovators with disruptive technology – something which will give manufacturing in South Africa a… more...
    Editor 89
  • Cummins South Africa celebrates Africa Day 2015
    Jun 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Cummins South Africa celebrates Africa Day 2015

    With Africa Day 2015 being celebrated across the continent, Cummins South Africa has highlighted the success of its local corporate responsibility model. A three- to five-year plan formulated in 2014 has seen the company focus on education as a main… more...
    Editor 95
  • LAND ROVER BECOMES TITLE AND EXCLUSIVE INNOVATION PARTNER WITH BEN AINSLIE RACING FOR AMERICA’S CUP BID
    Jun 29, 2015 Press Releases

    LAND ROVER BECOMES TITLE AND EXCLUSIVE INNOVATION…

    Land Rover partners with Great Britain’s Ben Ainslie Racing in bid to win the 35th America’s Cup in 2017 Engineers from Jaguar Land Rover to support the project with advanced technology expertise Team Land Rover BAR announced at the home of Ben… more...
    Editor 95
  • MAN Truck & Bus makes itself fit for the future
    Jun 29, 2015 Press Releases

    MAN Truck & Bus makes itself fit for the future

    Future programme to sustainably strengthen competitiveness continued Realignment of the production network with clear responsibilities and core competencies Streamlining of administrative areas No compulsory redundancies MAN Truck & Bus is… more...
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  • THE HONDA JAZZ JOINS THE FIRST FLEET
    Jun 25, 2015 Press Releases

    THE HONDA JAZZ JOINS THE FIRST FLEET

    First Car Rental is happy to announce that it will be adding 60 of the popular Honda Jazz 1.2 Trend's to its car hire fleet. Thirty Honda Jazz vehicles will be added to Group R in July, followed by an additional 30 cars in September. The stylish… more...
    Editor 104
  • Six key issues keeping fleet managers awake at night?
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Six key issues keeping fleet managers awake at…

    “Fleet Managers grapple with a wide range of issues that lead to sleepless nights. Not only are their diverse operations exposed to outside risk, but they often have to juggle the needs of machines as well as humans in a dynamic, changing… more...
    Editor 126
  • Expro secures $100million Tullow oil contract win
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Expro secures $100million Tullow oil contract win

    International oilfield services company, Expro, has been awarded new contracts from Tullow Oil plc, Africa’s leading independent oil company. Worth in excess of $100 million over three years, the contracts will see Expro work across Tullow Oil’s… more...
    Editor 101
  • Enterprise development at Imperial pays off
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Enterprise development at Imperial pays off

    Since its inception, Imperial has continuously sought ways and means to discover, foster and nurture talent and initiative amongst its employees. In the context of Imperial’s company-wide BBBEE commitment, Enterprise Development, in simple terms, is… more...
    Editor 106
  • Diesel Technic launches Partner Portal for distribution partners
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Diesel Technic launches Partner Portal for…

    Versatile product search for the complete product range and comprehensive services Distribution partners of Diesel Technic can now use the new Partner Portal as a procurement and information platform. It provides efficient access to the complete… more...
    Editor 99
  • Reserve your new Honda now at a mind blowing discount price at the world’s largest Honda carnival sale July 1st to August 29th
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Reserve your new Honda now at a mind blowing…

    HONDA KYALAMI ANNOUNCE THEIR PRICING, SHOW ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAM This is a once in a lifetime to own a Honda at these huge discounted prices. All new Hondas will be sold at very special prices at the Honda Kyalami Carnival Sale these all are new… more...
    Editor 130
  • Building your manufacturing talent – can you afford to be complacent?
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Building your manufacturing talent – can you…

    Johannesburg, South Africa – 23 June 2015 – Developing talent and the discussion around the scarcity of skills is somewhat a boring topic these days. Every day organisations are confronted with the experience of talent shortages and the challenges… more...
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  • The Peruvian Ambassador to South Africa, HE Nicolas Roncagliolo (left) celebrates the official opening of the first ever-Peruvian national exhibition pavilion at the Southern African International Trade Exhibition, SAITEX 2015. The three-day expo closes at 4pm on Tuesday 23 June and is taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand.
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    : SAITEX, Africa's Biggest Business Opportunities…

    A large Italian presence features at this year’s Africa’s Big Seven food and beverage expo, including several informative “Made in Italy” workshops presented by Italian food production experts. The workshops cover numerous topics including new… more...
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  • Signature (Deutsche Messe AG): Members of the CeMAT steering committee at the CeMAT press roundtable on 19 June in Hannover
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    Lead theme for CeMAT 2016: “Smart Supply Chain…

    Digitization and automation take center stage Outstanding exhibitor response Hannover. The lead theme for CeMAT 2016 is Smart Supply Chain Solutions. In other words, the show, which runs from 31 May to 3 June in Hannover, Germany, will highlight the… more...
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  • Top Speaker Line-up for SAAFF Congress 2015
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    Top Speaker Line-up for SAAFF Congress 2015

    An impressive line-up of industry experts and high-profile speakers tackling business and industry issues has been announced as part of the conference programme for the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) annual Congress. The… more...
    Editor 151
  • ECOWAS and Penspen Sign Contract for a Feasibility Study for the Extension of the Gas Pipeline Network in West Africa
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    ECOWAS and Penspen Sign Contract for a…

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and international energy services company Penspen announced the completion of contract signing in February 2015 to enable a formal start to the Feasibility Study examining the current West… more...
    Editor 102
  • Ranger Odyssey Finalists Selected at Four-Day Boot Camp in the Karoo
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    Ranger Odyssey Finalists Selected at Four-Day…

    Intense training and evaluation programme in small Western Cape town of Prince Albert Covered all aspects of vehicle and 4x4 driving theory, practical off-road driving, vehicle recovery techniques and GPS navigation Equal measure of brain and brawn… more...
    Editor 131
  • WARN MAKES AVAILABLE WINCHING EMERGENCY STOP
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    WARN makes available winching emergency stop

    WARN has introduced the snap-on emergency stop for winches known as the E-STOP. The emergency stop is a manually operated snap-action mechanism that will cease winch and hoists operation immediately in an emergency situation. The E-STOP has an IP66… more...
    Editor 97
  • WARN Introduces Advanced Winches
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    WARN Introduces Advanced Winches

    ZEON Platinum Sets A New Benchmark In Winch Performance And Ease Of Use. WARN has introduced the IP68-rated waterproof ZEON Platinum, the toughest, most technologically advanced truck and SUV winch available, the company says. A newly introduced… more...
    Editor 106
  • Wesbank and Hollard team up for a new joint venture
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Wesbank and Hollard team up for a new joint…

    WesBank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, and The Hollard Insurance Company announced today that they will formalise their long-standing relationship through the formation of a new holding company, which will offer both WesBank and Hollard… more...
    Editor 105
  • Driving Growth With Imperial Green Mobility
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Driving Growth With Imperial Green Mobility

    Take a brilliant machine, add a beautiful location, interesting tour guides and amazing facts and it's no wonder Segway Tours are rolling over profit lines. Not only are Segway Tours changing the way people see the world, but they're changing the… more...
    Editor 102
  • ABE/Midas - Potgieter family
    Jun 22, 2015 Press Releases

    Husqvarna announce new "Tittle Sponsor" in SA.

    It is with great excitement that Fred Fensham, Brand Manager in South Africa announces the signing of a two year Tittle Sponsorship deal with Mr Andre Potgieter, owner of ABE MIDAS, situated at 461 18th Avenue, Rietfontein, Pretoria. ABE Midas have… more...
    Editor 121
  • INDUTEC 2015: Delivering New Business Opportunities
    Jun 22, 2015 Events

    INDUTEC 2015: Delivering New Business…

    With a 16% jump in visitors from 28 countries, the second SA Industry and Technology Fair (INDUTEC) held at Gallagher Convention Centre in May produced excellent results for exhibitors and visitors. The three-day, 12-shows-in-one industrial expo… more...
    Editor 145
  • Happy Birthday, MAN Truck & Bus!
    Jun 22, 2015 Press Releases

    Happy Birthday, MAN Truck & Bus!

    100 years of MAN trucks and buses The history of MAN trucks and buses began exactly 100 years ago today: it was on 21 June 1915 that the "Lastwagenwerke M.A.N.-Saurer", the M.A.N. Saurer truck factory, was entered in the commercial register of the… more...
    Editor 117
  • MiX Telematics increases technology talent pool
    Jun 22, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics increases technology talent pool

    Providing internships to previous Girls/Boys Town residents as part of the 702 Sun International CEO SleepOut sponsorship Today, MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, announced – as an extension of… more...
    Editor 135
  • R20 MILLION TO FUND DISADVANTAGED MEDICAL STUDENTS
    Jun 22, 2015 Press Releases

    R20 MILLION TO FUND DISADVANTAGED MEDICAL STUDENTS

    Adding impetus to its drive to boost delivery in South Africa’s stretched and under resourced public healthcare system, Imperial Health Sciences is contributing to a project that is funding 100 medical students from historically underserved rural… more...
    Editor 115
  • Caption the new Aprilia Tuono 1100 RR
    Jun 18, 2015 Press Releases

    APRILIA TUONO V4 1100 RR THE FASTEST AND…

    Tuono V4 1100RR is the latest and most spectacular evolution of a sport naked dynasty, born in 2002 out of Aprilia's intuition to strip down and fit a handlebar on their flagship superbike which at the time was the V-twin RSV mille, thereby… more...
    Editor 101
  • Long-lasting, powerful and green – why the world needs LPG
    Jun 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Long-lasting, powerful and green – why the world…

    Its discovery dates back to 1910 – 115 years ago. Just two years on, it was being used to cook food. Another year later, in 1913, it was fuelling cars. And by 1915, it was being used in torches to cut through metal. It’s called liquefied petroleum… more...
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  • MINI Plant Oxford showcases pioneering street lighting system with integrated electric vehicle charging.
    Jun 17, 2015 Press Releases

    MINI Plant Oxford showcases pioneering street…

    MINI Plant Oxford is showcasing a high-efficiency street lighting system that doubles as a charging station for electric vehicles (EVs) during the city’s second Low Carbon Oxford Week. Known as Light & Charge and demonstrated for the first time in… more...
    Editor 99
  • Disc brake pads for trucks, trailers and buses
    Jun 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Disc brake pads for trucks, trailers and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 102
  • VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT 21-22 OCTOBER 2015 KUALA LUMPUR
    Jun 17, 2015 Events

    VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT

    21-22 OCTOBER 2015 KUALA LUMPUR Join Trueventus Vehicle Fleet Management conference to learn and gain information in regards to managing your heavy, commercial fleet and government fleet. Maintenance costs have decreased across the board with the… more...
    Editor 153
  • HONDA KYALAMI TO STAGE A WORLD LARGEST HONDA CARNIVAL SALE WITH MASSIVE SAVINGS STARTING JULY 1ST
    Jun 15, 2015 Press Releases

    HONDA KYALAMI TO STAGE A WORLD LARGEST HONDA…

    Craig Langton from Cayenne Honda Kyalami continues to live up to his promise of making motorcycling more affordable in South Africa, he announced today that Cayenne Honda Kyalami will be staging the world’s largest sale ever staged for the Honda… more...
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  • 10 years of MAN HydroDrive - a success story with extra traction
    Jun 15, 2015 Press Releases

    10 years of MAN HydroDrive - a success story with…

    MAN was the first to bridge a gap in the market with HydroDrive In 2005 MAN was able to meet the needs of the first customers demanding traction from the front axle at the "touch of a button": With MAN HydroDrive, MAN was the first to bridge a gap… more...
    Editor 100
  • City of Cape Town facility managers receiving their Fundamentals to Energy Management Training (FEMT) certificates carrying 3 CPD credits for successfully completing the training and practical demonstration of what they learnt.
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Practical energy management training for City of…

    The City of Cape Town has a holistic approach to implementing energy efficiency in its buildings. They have embarked on a journey where they have ensured the implementation of smart meters and developed a data monitoring system coupled with energy… more...
    Editor 116
  • A motor plan by any other name / not all motor plans are built equal
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    A motor plan by any other name / not all motor…

    Attributed to Trevor van Rensburg, Assistant Executive for Sales and Marketing at Innovation Group South Africa. Recent data extracted from an international motor vehicle buyer behaviour study suggests that nearly half of all buyers begin their… more...
    Editor 150
  • Volkswagen expands Polo Vivo offering with special edition, Eclipse
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Volkswagen expands Polo Vivo offering with…

    Volkswagen has added a special edition derivative to its best-selling Polo Vivo model range. Polo Vivo has sold nearly 175 000 units since its market introduction in March 2010. With the introduction of special edition Polo Vivo Eclipse, Volkswagen… more...
    Editor 123
  • Reduce costs while maximising productivity
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Reduce costs while maximising productivity

    Fleet managers are in the unfortunate position of constantly trying to increase the productivity of their fleets while reducing costs. This can be a complicated balance to achieve because if you decide to reduce your fuel spend this could result in… more...
    Editor 120
  • Garmin nüviCam launches with Built-In Dash Cam and Premium Features to Guide, Assist and Alert
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Garmin nüviCam launches with Built-In Dash Cam…

    Garmin Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd., announce nüviCam LMT, the first portable navigation device (PND) from Garmin to feature a built-in dash cam and advanced alerts to enhance driver awareness on the road. Thanks to the integrated dash cam that… more...
    Editor 147
  • ISUZU SERENGETI
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Migrate to the new Isuzu KB SERENGETI Special…

    SERENGETI Special Edition offers exclusivity and value Celebrating Isuzu's legendary capability and reliability PORT ELIZABETH - Following on the success of the Midnite Edition introduced in August 2014, Isuzu is launching another special model in… more...
    Editor 183
  • Resolve partners with Flowcentric to enhance clients’ business process management
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Resolve partners with Flowcentric to enhance…

    Imperial Logistics group company Resolve has been appointed by global business process automation specialist FlowCentric Technologies as a hosting partner and value added reseller. Resolve chief operations officer Dean Tebbutt says that the… more...
    Editor 124
  • Unlock the world with Avis this winter
    Jun 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Unlock the world with Avis this winter

    As part of Avis’ global Unlock the World campaign, Avis is encouraging all South Africans to get out and explore the most beautiful natural sites that SA has to offer. Winter needn’t be a time to hibernate indoors while there is an abundance of… more...
    Editor 118
  • Top performers honoured as Mahindra goes from strength to strength
    Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Top performers honoured as Mahindra goes from…

    Despite tough trading conditions, a softening economic climate and the looming possibility of interest rate hikes, Mahindra South Africa remains enthusiastic about the brand's prospects in the country. The company celebrated 11 years of doing… more...
    Editor 127
  • One of the seventy refrigerated vehicles Serco built for the Vital Fleet.
    Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Serco delivers on large order for Vital Fleet

    Serco has delivered 70 refrigerated trucks to Vital Fleet, part of Vital Distribution Solutions, a large logistics company operating throughout Southern Africa. Debi Dabner, Fleet Manager at Vital Fleet, said the new trucks brought to more than 100… more...
    Editor 118
  • FUSO Canter LIFT awarded Light Truck of the Year 2015
    Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    FUSO Canter LIFT awarded Light Truck of the Year…

    Voted top truck once again by VansA2Z, a leading online portal Plus points include Duonic dual clutch transmission Stuttgart/London - The light-duty FUSO Canter LIFT has once again received an award from VansA2Z, a leading British online portal of… more...
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  • Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Cayenne to fund motorcycle refresher courses and…

    Beginners can now get a free motorcycle training course from the Cayenne group via it partners, Biker Bravado. To qualify one has to buy his/her first ride from Cayenne World and they will finance your motorcycle training program by refunding you… more...
    Editor 111
  • Sustainable solutions from MAN for urban mobility
    Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Sustainable solutions from MAN for urban mobility

    MAN Truck & Bus at the 61st UITP World Congress in Milan 'SMILE' is the slogan for this year's 61st UITP (International Association of Public Transport) World Congress and Exhibition, being held from 8 to 10 June 2015 in Milan, Italy. The slogan… more...
    Editor 126
  • The winning team’s members were: VT (Vusumuzi) Dube, BH (Byron) Ferreira and DP (David) van Niekerk.
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    4 Raspberries for robotic vehicle winners

    Third year microcontroller students at the department of electrical, electronic and computer engineering at the University of Pretoria had the opportunity to win one of four Raspberry Pi limited addition credit-card-sized single-board computers each… more...
    Editor 139
  • SA Truck market battles amidst tough economic conditions
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    SA Truck market battles amidst tough economic…

    The local trucking industry recorded a decline in sales for the fifth month in a row, according to the latest statistics released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Associated Motor Holdings (AMH) and… more...
    Editor 142
  • Putting people first has exponential business benefits for Africa
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Putting people first has exponential business…

    The risks attached to operating a business vary, but can rise dramatically when a company operates on an international level across continents, forcing it to deal with local regulations in a number of countries. The uncertainties of local economies… more...
    Editor 136
  • Vespa corporate branding
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    How does your brand deliver?

    Why more South African businesses are switching to two wheels An increasing number of South African businesses are switching their delivery vehicle fleets from four wheels to two in order to save on fuel, maintenance costs, and skip time wasted in… more...
    Editor 134
  • Single contract transport operators face a challenging future
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Single contract transport operators face a…

    Transport operators, who are a key component of the economic fabric of rural towns are finding it increasingly difficult to operate in a challenging environment where pressure on margins, volatile fuel prices and increased operating costs are… more...
    Editor 131
  • Jun 04, 2015 Events

    Automotive Business Review partners with AAITF…

    We are proud media partners of the leading Automotive Aftermarket trade show @aaitfbangkok : Your gateway to SE Asia #Aftermarket From the leading AAITF Global Series comes the launch of the B2B automotive aftermarket exhibition, AAITF Bangkok,… more...
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  • First National Battery extends warranty on heavy-duty Raylite truck batteries
    Jun 03, 2015 Press Releases

    First National Battery keeps SA trucks moving

    Leading manufacturer and distributor of lead acid batteries in South Africa, First National Battery, a subsidiary of JSE listed Metair, keeps SA trucks moving with its innovative, heavy-duty Raylite truck batteries – now with an extended two year… more...
    Editor 168
  • Geoff du Plessis, Managing Director, MAN Truck & Bus SA (right) hands over the ceremonial 100th MAN Bus Key to George Mokgothu, CEO Interstate Bus Lines. Also celebrating the handover is MEC of Police, Roads and Transport Butana Khompela (middle). Back row left Christo du Plessis, Interstate Bus Lines COO and Tienie Kriel (Chairman)
    Jun 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Interstate Bus Lines celebrates 40th Anniversary…

    Founded in 1975 by commuter bus pioneers, Abel Erasmus and Fred Kinnear, Interstate Bus Lines (IBL) is the largest passenger bus operation in the Free State province, deploying 253 buses with routes running between Bloemfontein and outlying rural… more...
    Editor 186
  • Foton Taono
    Jun 03, 2015 Events

    FOTON DISPLAY NEW PRODUCTS AT AUTO SHANGHAI SHOW

    Foton, a major Chinese vehicle manufacturer, has embarked on an ambitious plant to grow its range of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. Two production-ready models, the Sauvana SUV and Toana midibus and van, were displayed at the recent… more...
    Editor 197
  • Banks should do more to bring small traders into the banking net says SACCI
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Banks should do more to bring small traders into…

    The banking industry should make a greater effort to bring small business enterprises into the banking system so that they can take advantage of systems like debit orders and electronic funds transfer mechanisms to settle accounts rather than… more...
    Editor 124
  • CAYENNE NOW OFFER FINANCE WITHOUT A LICENCE
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    CAYENNE NOW OFFER FINANCE WITHOUT A LICENCE

    Cayenne has recognised the demand in the leisure industry for family members wanting to finance motorcycles, vehicles or Jet Ski’s for their siblings without personally have a licence. Now we are able to offer finance on the unit without presenting… more...
    Editor 132
  • Murray Price.
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    EQSTRA FLEET MANAGEMENT ESTABLISHES NEW BUSINESS…

    Eqstra Fleet Management has established Eqstra Fleet Consulting to assist African fleet operators with the design and implementation of cost reduction plans and cost containment strategies. The new business unit, situated in Namibia, will… more...
    Editor 149
  • STANLEY® is re-launched in South Africa
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    STANLEY® is re-launched in South Africa

    STANLEY® re-launched an expansive range of power, hand, and automotive tools at an exciting event at The Theatre on the Track at Kyalami Business Park. Stanley Black & Decker has recently undergone a brand refresh for its STANLEY® branded products… more...
    Editor 199
  • Paint Shop 2 - The side robots opening the vehicle doors for the Base Coat Interior robot sprayers to easily maneuver inside the vehicle.
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Volkswagen's new automated system improves…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa's (VWSA) Paint Shop has introduced advanced automated robot technology in the Base Coat Interior painting process which has resulted in a massive reduction in hazardous waste and led to a dramatic improvement in… more...
    Editor 138
  • New 682 Extra-Heavy Duty Truck Range: ready to face every mission in Southern Africa
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    New 682 Extra-Heavy Duty Truck Range: ready to…

    The King of Africa, as it is affectionately known near the Equator, is returning to Africa Iveco has launched its New 682 heavy duty truck range, featuring product improvements and developments specifically designed to suit tough Southern African… more...
    Editor 188
  •  This Hino 500-Series 1626 with a livestock rail body was sold during the 2015 Nampo show in Bothaville. Photographer: Hino SA
    Jun 01, 2015 Events

    HINO TRUCKS GOT PLENTY OF ATTENTION AT NAMPO SHOW

    The Hino SA marketing and technical team, backed up by dealer personnel, reported a great deal of interest in the six Hino trucks and luxury 34-seater bus based on a Hino 500-Series chassis which were displayed at the recent Nampo Harvest Day… more...
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  •  Those in the picture (from left) are: Leslie Long, Senior Manager, Marketing - Product and Demand Planning at Hino SA, Jacques Verwey, captain of the Hino Valke, Jurie Coetzee, CEO of the Hino Valke and Rudy Joubert, the Hino Valke Head Coach. Photographer: Hino SA
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO SA SPONSORS VALKE RUGBY UNION

    Hino South Africa, one of the leading truck brands in the country, has moved into the realm of sports sponsorship with support for the Valke Rugby Union based at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park. The team, which plays in the Vodacom Cup and… more...
    Editor 146
  • GRAFFITI HELPS REV UP RHINO ORPHANAGE CAMPAIGN
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    GRAFFITI HELPS REV UP RHINO ORPHANAGE CAMPAIGN

    Graffiti, a creative marketing services company that has pioneered the field of transit branding, has used its high impact head-turning wrapping to help rev up awareness of First Car Rental’s campaign for The Rhino Orphanage - a Limpopo-based NPO.… more...
    Editor 191
  •   Mr Mike Whitfield, Managing Director of Nissan South Africa and Mr Tim Abbott, Managing Director of BMW Group South Africa at a charging station for use by both Nissan and BMW vehicles.
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    BMW South Africa and Nissan South Africa join…

    Rosslyn. Two of South Africa’s most innovative vehicle manufacturers have joined forces to advance electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) adoption. BMW Group South Africa (BMW SA) and Nissan South Africa (NSA) today signed a… more...
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  • Avis helps put the planet on the road to good health
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Avis helps put the planet on the road to good…

    In minimising its impact on the environment, and promoting a sustainable future, Avis has committed itself to saving water by harvesting water in their wash bays at the Avis Head Office and Avis offices at Cape Town International, King Shaka… more...
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  • Porsche chooses MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2 for its 911 GT3 RS launch
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Porsche chooses MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2

    At the launch of its new 911 GT3 RS, Porsche AG will equip all of the cars with MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2 ultra-high-performance tyres in 265/35 ZR20 front and 325/30 ZR21 rear sizes. Blurring the line between motorsport and road tyres, the… more...
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  • Iveco’s TechPro2 youth training programme arrives in South Africa
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Iveco’s TechPro2 youth training programme arrives…

    Iveco, the global commercial vehicle maker, which is part of the CNH Industrial group, has further emphasised its long-term commitment to South Africa by launching an innovative youth education programme which will help the country to develop much… more...
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  • UD Trucks demonstrates commitment to Southeast Asia as company turns 80
    May 23, 2015 Press Releases

    UD Trucks demonstrates commitment to Southeast…

    trusted legacy in region continues with enhanced Quester line Singapore, May 21, 2015 – In celebration of its 80th anniversary this year, Japanese transportation solutions provider UD Trucks has opened a new 3,000 sq ft UD Experience Centre in Ageo,… more...
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  • HUGE GRANTS FOR ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES IN THE USA AND THE UK
    May 23, 2015 Press Releases

    HUGE GRANTS FOR ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES IN THE USA…

    WHY NOT FOR SOUTH AFRICA? Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today that it has been awarded a grant of $1,009,220 from the California Energy Commission (CEC). With matching commitment from Zero, over… more...
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  • The QCIC fuel management solution
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Reducing costs related to fuel theft through…

    19 May, 2015: Fuel theft and wastage place increasing pressure on fleet managers, whose bottom lines are already under severe strain from rising fuel costs. Innovative new fuel measurement technology from leading asset management solutions provider… more...
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  • Celebrating those responsible for building a future we can all be proud of
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Celebrating those responsible for building a…

    Johannesburg, South Africa: People make the impossible, possible; and when REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa Plan) was gazetted, only a handful saw the potential of waste management in the country, while others… more...
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  • Dr. Mehran Zarrebini is pictured at the REDISA Awards Ceremony with the Minister of Water & Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa.  Representing The Mathe Group, Dr Zarrebini received a recognition award from the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) to mark its contribution towards recycling used tyres that are becoming a major environmental hazard in South Africa.
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Mathe Group Wins REDISA Recognition Award

    The Mathe Group received a Recognition Award from the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) on Friday night (May 15, 2015) to mark its contribution towards recycling used tyres that are becoming a major environmental… more...
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  • PREPARE FOR GROWTH, OIL INDUSTRY TOLD
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    PREPARE FOR GROWTH, OIL INDUSTRY TOLD

    The North Sea oil and gas industry has been urged to buck the trend and prepare for growth in the near future. Attendees at an event organised by subsea intervention and commercial diving specialists K.D. Marine in Aberdeen recently, heard an… more...
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  • Matrix’s Crash Alert - providing fast assistance in emergencies when on the roads
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Matrix’s Crash Alert - providing fast assistance…

    Get the right help as quickly as possible 18 May 2015; According to the South African Medical Research Council, 15 993 deaths transpire on South Africa’s road each year. In fact in April 2015 alone, nearly 700 people died on the roads during the peak… more...
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  • TRUCK COMPETENCE ONCE AGAIN AN IMPORTANT FEATURE OF AUTOMECHANIKA JOHANNESBURG
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    TRUCK COMPETENCE ONCE AGAIN AN IMPORTANT FEATURE…

    Truck Competence has been a dedicated component of Automechanika trade fairs worldwide for more than four years and featured at the fourth staging of the biennial Automechanika Johannesburg at Expo Centre, from May 6-9. Exhibitors that displayed… more...
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  • Absa opens doors for businesses in the fuel industry
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Absa opens doors for businesses in the fuel…

    Fuel is a specialised industry affected by complex industry factors such as international oil prices, exchange rates, security of supply, labour costs, lending and its costs and sufficient working capital especially when the fuel price increases. In… more...
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  • Bosch Rexroth optimises luxury vehicle manufacturing facility
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Bosch Rexroth optimises luxury vehicle…

    Bosch Rexroth recently supplied a high-end German motor vehicle manufacturer with a more efficient handling and distribution solution for the conveyance of the vehicles’ interior roof trims along the production line. The solution incorporates a… more...
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  • Freightliner Inspiration Truck - the first licensed autonomous driving truck in the US
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Freightliner Inspiration Truck - the first…

    Freightliner Inspiration Truck with Highway Pilot becomes world´s first autonomous truck to be granted a license for road use in the American State of Nevada Highway Pilot with intelligent sensors and stereo camera in operation on American roads… more...
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  •  Avis tourism increase infographic
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    International and local travel remains a silver…

    “In the current economic climate, the car rental industry in South Africa remains under pressure,” claims Lance Smith, Executive of Sales at Avis Budget Southern Africa. “Last year, there was no growth in the overall fleet size and rental days,… more...
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  • The Ingersoll Rand Centac C400 centrifugal air compressors supplied to BMW will streamline their production, and potentially lower their annual electricity consumption by up to one million rand.
    May 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Ingersoll Rand streamlines BMW’s production line…

    By replacing their older and larger plant air compressors with two smaller Ingersoll Rand Centac C400 Centrifugal Air Compressors at their Rosslyn manufacturing plant, BMW South Africa will potentially save over a million Rand per year in reduced… more...
    Editor 188
  • First private-capital MAN TopUsed dealership opens in PE
    May 11, 2015 Press Releases

    First private-capital MAN TopUsed dealership…

    With its parent company, MAN AG, in 2013 assigning priority status to its TopUsed vehicle divisions in Europe and South Africa, MAN Truck & Bus South Africa has issued its first independent TopUsed franchise to Port Elizabeth Truck & Bus, a… more...
    Editor 173
  • Engen goes high tech at this year's NAMPO
    May 11, 2015 Events

    Engen goes high tech at this year's NAMPO

    Engen releases drones at NAMPO 2015 Engen, a leading supplier of lubricants to the agricultural sector, plans to unleash some hi-tech wizardry and an exciting competition at NAMPO Harvest Day 2015, to wow the 70 000 loyal fans expected at the annual… more...
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  • HCV SALES GAIN TRACTION DURING APRIL
    May 11, 2015 Press Releases

    HCV SALES GAIN TRACTION DURING APRIL

    The Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) segment carried the performance of the local truck industry during April by recording a 9.41% month-on-month growth in sales, to reach 442 units. This brings this segment’s year-to-date sales to 1 745 units, a… more...
    Editor 172
  • Altech Fleetcall rolls out Digital Mobile Radio Network
    May 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Altech Fleetcall rolls out Digital Mobile Radio…

    Altech Fleetcall, South Africa’s leading two-way radio trunking network operator and a division of Altech Radio Holdings, has completed the first phase of its digital mobile radio (DMR) network rollout in Gauteng. The initial portion of the updated… more...
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  • FAW’s new medium truck range, built with South African pride
    May 06, 2015 Press Releases

    FAW’s new medium truck range, built with South…

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has launched a new FAW medium-weight truck range specifically engineered for the local market and built right here on South African soil for the southern and central African markets. Summary points: Lowest cost… more...
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  •  Dealer of the Year: L - R: Kevin Pillay, Dealer Principal at Barons Pietermaritzburg (centre) with Thomas Schaefer, Managing Director: Volkswagen Group South Africa (left) and Petra Hoffmann, Director: Sales and Marketing, Volkswagen Group South Africa.
    May 04, 2015 Press Releases

    Barons wins another Dealer of the Year award for…

    Barloworld Motor Retail has done it again - scooping a major Dealer of the Year award. This year it was Barons Volkswagen Pietermaritzburg that was bestowed the honour of winning the Volkswagen Dealership of the Year award. And if winning the award… more...
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  • Ribbon Cutting Ribbon Cutting (f.l._ Lennart Wiechell, Ulrich Braess, Dr. Donald Wich, Peter Redlin, Peter Dettmar, Dietmar Schmitz Markus Weichert, Peter von Wesendonk, Erol Altunay)
    May 04, 2015 Press Releases

    German Pavilion “Fields of Ideas” at the World…

    The opening of the German Pavilion “Fields of Ideas” was celebrated at the Expo 2015 in Milan. This occasion was marked with the symbolic ribbon cutting at the building entrance. “It is in our own interests to actively promote international trade… more...
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  •  VWSA Managing Director, Thomas Schaefer and Manufacturing and Planning Manager, Nick Chapman in the Think Blue. Pavilion. Photographer: VWSA
    May 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Volkswagen is lightening its electricity…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Uitenhage plant has managed to obtain significant energy reductions through the combined initiatives from its Energy Management Team and the actions implemented in last year’s *Master Weekend. VWSA has managed to… more...
    Editor 176
  • IMPERIAL and Lindsay Saker help Soul Food bring food to less privileged
    Apr 30, 2015 Press Releases

    IMPERIAL and Lindsay Saker help Soul Food bring…

    IMPERIAL, through Lindsay Saker, has agreed to a major new sponsorship of Soul Food, a project of the Soul Provider Trust. Through the Soul Food project, surplus food from hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and manufacturers is collected and… more...
    Editor 167
  • Update your skills and knowledge
    Apr 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Update your skills and knowledge

    Update your skills and knowledge at UNISA SBL’s free public lecture on negotiating win-win supply chain agreements Professor Douglas Boateng, Africa’s first Professor for supply and value chain management at the Unisa Graduate School of Business… more...
    Editor 160
  • FAW to showcase latest medium-sized truck, together with other stalwarts, at NAMPO 2015
    Apr 30, 2015 Press Releases

    FAW to showcase latest medium-sized truck,…

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd will be in full force at this year’s NAMPO Harvest Day in Bothaville from 12 to 15 May, showcasing a new medium weight range launched a few days earlier. Yusheng Zhang, CEO of FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA,… more...
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  • Matrix gives you the option of buying your tracking product online
    Apr 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Matrix gives you the option of buying your…

    One of the first tracking companies locally to offer a fully functional e-commerce solution 28 April 2015; South African’s looking to purchase and install a vehicle tracking device, can now do so online, from the comfort of their home or desk, through… more...
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  • Isuzu Trucks’ Crew Cabs – an industry solution to transport safety challenges
    Apr 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks’ Crew Cabs – an industry solution to…

    South Africa’s transport system has always faced many challenges, amongst which is having adequately safe means of transporting labourers and equipment. We have all seen the proverbial image of workers sitting at the back of a vehicle that is laden… more...
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  • SAFETY AND CONVENIENCE TECHNOLOGIES FEATURE IN DISCOVERY SPORT
    Apr 23, 2015 Press Releases

    SAFETY AND CONVENIENCE TECHNOLOGIES FEATURE IN…

    All-new infotainment system for phone calls and music Terrain Response® offers push-button off-roading abilities Safety technologies offer world-class protection for occupants Pretoria, 22 April 2015 – The Discovery Sport, the newest member of the… more...
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  • Matrix moves beyond pure vehicle tracking: Mobile App that is right by your side
    Apr 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Matrix moves beyond pure vehicle tracking: Mobile…

    22 April 2015; The latest version of the Matrix Internet Tracking app has now been released and places the control straight into the hands and the minds of the user. With access to features like vehicle tracking, roadside and medical assistance and… more...
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  • Symbolic cutting of the ribbon at the opening of Hino Isando. Those in the photo (from left) are: Calvyn Hamman, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, TSAM;  Patrick Arthur, Dealer Principal of Hino Isando; Ernie Trautmann, Vice President of Hino SA; Junsuke Ando, General Manager Europe and Africa Division, Hino  Motors Limited and Tetsuji Hitokata, Managing Director of Hino Motors Europe.
    Apr 23, 2015 Press Releases

    SUPER GROUP OPEN FLAGSHIP HINO DEALERSHIP

    Super Group, a leading transport logistics and mobility group which was founded in 1986 and is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange, has opened a flagship Hino dealership in Isando, which is well-situated in the industrial and commercial… more...
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  • State awards TEMIC tender to manufacture Poynting's DigiAnt
    Apr 23, 2015 Press Releases

    State awards TEMIC tender to manufacture…

    Tshwane East Manufacturing Incubation Centre (TEMIC) is one of the companies that has been awarded the "Supply and Delivery of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Outdoor Antenna and related accessories" USAASA tender. Launched in 2014, TEMIC was… more...
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  • How I brought my fleet costs down
    Apr 20, 2015 Press Releases

    How I brought my fleet costs down

    Nat Mohlatlole has seen his land surveying company grow from a precocious start-up in the late nineties to the bustling Midrand-based consultancy it is today. He has also experienced first-hand the full brunt of the cost squeeze that South African… more...
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  • Higher demand for used cars pushes up pricing in TransUnion VPI Q1 2015
    Apr 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Higher demand for used cars pushes up pricing in…

    The latest TransUnion Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) shows that used car prices are still tracking very similar to new car prices, continuing the trend highlighted in the fourth quarter of 2014. Used car prices rose to 1.67% in Q1 2015, a 32-basis… more...
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  • Jianyu Hao (Deputy CEO), Haichuan Teng (Chief Financial Officer), Hennie Marnitz  (FAW Bloemfontein),  Deneyse Reyneke (FAW Bloemfontein), Juan Wiggill (FAW Harrismith), Andrew McNaughton (FAW Eastern Cape), Terry Leyland (FAW Klerksdorp), Yusheng Zhang (CEO), Richard Leiter (Executive Director).
    Apr 20, 2015 Press Releases

    FAW Truck Sales and Service partners shine

    FAW Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers SA recently held its annual conference in Johannesburg for Southern African dealer sales and service representatives. “This was a great platform to share information on all aspects related to our FAW truck… more...
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  • With manufacturing production depressed, role of Manufacturing Indaba becomes critical
    Apr 20, 2015 Press Releases

    With manufacturing production depressed, role of…

    13th April 2015 – With last week’s news that manufacturing production decreased by half a percent in February 2015 compared with February 2014, there is a critical need for interventions that will bolster and boost South Africa’s manufacturing… more...
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  • HINO ENDS FIRST QUARTER OF 2015 ON RECORD NOTE
    Apr 20, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO ENDS FIRST QUARTER OF 2015 ON RECORD NOTE

    Hino South Africa made a very satisfying end to the first quarter of 2015 by posting all-time record monthly sales for the Hino brand, with a particularity strong showing in the medium commercial vehicle market. Total sales of Hino and Dyna trucks… more...
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  • Check tyres after long trips for improved road safety
    Apr 13, 2015 Press Releases

    Check tyres after long trips for improved road…

    The more than 40% increase in road accidents over the 2015 Easter holidays, with a recorded 208 car accidents nationally and 287 fatalities, compared to the 148 crashes and 193 fatalities nationally during this period in 2014, puts the pressure on… more...
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  • TransUnion develops innovative technology to simplify dealer stock processing
    Apr 13, 2015 Press Releases

    TransUnion develops innovative technology to…

    The TransUnion 1Check app delivers a unique value proposition for dealers through its Stock Loader feature. 13 April 2015 – Johannesburg; TransUnion Auto Information Solutions and Digital Solutions Group added a new feature to the highly successful… more...
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  • Murray Price, managing director of Eqstra Fleet Management
    Apr 13, 2015 Press Releases

    FUEL PRICE TRENDS IN AFRICA

    For companies operating large fleets in Africa, budgeting for fuel has become increasingly difficult as rapidly changing oil prices and currency fluctuations play their part. Fuel accounts for between 42% and 48% of fleet operating costs, and in… more...
    Editor 193
  • GROWTH LEADS TO SENIOR APPOINTMENTS AT PETERSON
    Apr 13, 2015 Press Releases

    GROWTH LEADS TO SENIOR APPOINTMENTS AT PETERSON

    Peterson, the international energy logistics provider, has appointed Loek Sakkers as director of projects and Stephen McCrindle as supply chain manager, within its offshore business. These new positions have been created in response to growth within… more...
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  • STANLEY® is re-invigorated globally as the brand debuts a new identity
    Apr 09, 2015 Press Releases

    STANLEY® is re-invigorated globally as the brand…

    Stanley Black & Decker has recently undergone an exciting brand refresh for its STANLEY® branded products in the Construction and DIY (CDIY) category, modernising one of the most recognisable brands in the world. The new brand identity exemplifies… more...
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  • General Motors names BASF 2014 Supplier of the Year
    Apr 09, 2015 Press Releases

    General Motors names BASF 2014 Supplier of the…

    BASF`s Coatings division offers the innovative solutions that GM needs BASF received General Motors’ (GM) Supplier of the Year Award for the 10th time in the past 13 years. The award was presented to Joe Schmondiuk, Vice President of Global Accounts… more...
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  • Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance expand cooperation to 1-ton pickup trucks
    Apr 08, 2015 Press Releases

    Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance expand…

    Nissan and Daimler to jointly develop midsize pickup truck Mercedes-Benz pickup to share some of the architecture with the all-new Nissan NP300 Mercedes-Benz vehicle to be engineered and designed by Daimler to meet specific needs of its customers… more...
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  • ...the Lion launches a bistro
    Apr 03, 2015 Press Releases

    The PEUGEOT Foodtruck: the Lion launches a bistro

    PEUGEOT unveiled its take on the food truck on 2 April, at a special preview hosted by popular Paris event venue Le Carreau du Temple. The vehicle combines innovative new experiences to deliver high-quality food on the go. The PEUGEOT Foodtruck was… more...
    Editor 174
  • Goodyear Road Safety Advice: Upcoming Easter Holidays
    Apr 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Goodyear Road Safety Advice: Upcoming Easter…

    "Where there is DAMAGE, DON'T" Research indicates that badly maintained or damaged tyres are among one of the most widespread factors contributing to accidents in South Africa. Tyres are undoubtedly the most critical safety component on a vehicle as… more...
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  • Smart factory = smart business at WIN Automation EURASIA 2015
    Apr 02, 2015 Events

    Smart factory = smart business at WIN Automation…

    Industrie 4.0 in the spotlight at Eurasia’s leading industrial trade fair Hannover/Istanbul. Robotic arms that mimic animals, unmanned vehicles racing through warehouses, and energy-saving pump systems represent a sample of the Industrie 4.0… more...
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  • EQSTRA WINS LINDT & Sprüngli FLEET CONTRACT
    Apr 02, 2015 Press Releases

    EQSTRA WINS LINDT & Sprüngli FLEET CONTRACT

    Eqstra Fleet Management has been awarded a Full Maintenance Lease contract by Lindt & Sprüngli (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd for a period of 3 years. The contract includes maintenance, tyres, roadside assistance for mechanical and electrical towing,… more...
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  • EXPRO WINS SECOND ENI SAFETY AWARD
    Apr 02, 2015 Press Releases

    EXPRO WINS SECOND ENI SAFETY AWARD

    Leading international oilfield services company, Expro, has been presented with the eni safety award for well testing services at a ceremony held on 30 March 2015 in San Donato, Milan. This marks the second consecutive year Expro has won the award,… more...
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  • AVIS ANNOUNCED AS KASI STAR BRAND WINNER
    Apr 02, 2015 Press Releases

    AVIS ANNOUNCED AS KASI STAR BRAND WINNER

    Avis has been recognised as the leader in the Car Hire (Business and Personal) Category in the 2015/2016 KASI Star Brands Survey which was announced on Thursday 19 March 2015 at the Sowetan Hotel. KASI Star Brands, are brands that are used most… more...
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  • Automotive Engineering Show to create a collaborative platform for technology and auto sector players in auto hub of Chennai
    Apr 02, 2015 Events

    Automotive Engineering Show to create a…

    Dedicated to expanding existing capacities and developing new production units, the Indian automobile industry witnessed investments to the tune of Rs. 22,000 crore in 2012. Three years on, the sector continues to look at boosting investments in… more...
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  • German laser industry shows more encouraging dynamics than the global market trend 2014, branch on the road to further success
    Apr 02, 2015 Press Releases

    German laser industry shows more encouraging…

    According to data compiled by the German Engineering Federation VDMA, Laser and Laser Systems division, companies represented at German locations crossed a magic boundary for the first time by producing laser-based manufacturing systems which exceed… more...
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  • Fuel-efficient lubricants: the answer for the increase in fuel levy
    Mar 31, 2015 Press Releases

    Fuel-efficient lubricants: the answer for the…

    The recent increase in the fuel price confirms speculation that the run of lower fuel prices in South Africa may be coming to an end. The announcement of the 30.5 cents a litre increase in the fuel levy by the Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vans to launch midsize pickup
    Mar 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Vans to launch midsize pickup

    Expansion of product range for sustained global growth Market for midsize pickups primed for first model from a premium manufacturer Mercedes-Benz to enter the high-volume midsize segment before end of decade Main markets: Latin America, South… more...
    Editor 185
  • The Easter Holidays means busier roads
    Mar 27, 2015 Press Releases

    The Easter Holidays means busier roads

    IMPERIAL Road Safety Highway Patrol will be out in full force With the Easter holidays a few days away, where many people will head off on holiday to enjoy the last bits of the warmer weather, Niki Cronje, Group Marketing at IMPERIAL believes that… more...
    Editor 179
  • FAW prepares to bring a Tiger to South Africa
    Mar 27, 2015 Press Releases

    FAW prepares to bring a Tiger to South Africa

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has started ramping up production of a new FAW medium-weight truck range, dubbed the Tiger, to be introduced onto the local and southern African markets in May. Building on their impressive record of ‘firsts’… more...
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  • Auto Component Sector Endorses INDUTEC
    Mar 24, 2015 Events

    Auto Component Sector Endorses INDUTEC

    Two high-profile motor industry associations are the latest organisations to endorse the SA Industry and Technology Fair (INDUTEC). Members of the National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM) are major contributors… more...
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  • Altech Netstar Assures Quality with ISO9001:2008 Certification
    Mar 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Altech Netstar Assures Quality with ISO9001:2008…

    Altech Netstar, part of the Altron TMT group, became one of only two telematics companies in South Africa to receive ISO9001:2008 certification after implementing a comprehensive Quality Management System (QMS) throughout the organisation during… more...
    Editor 166
  • A close up photos showing the load strap attachment device
    Mar 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Serco Introduces Load strapping for Shoprite

    Serco has sourced and fitted unique strapping system to secure pallets, trolleys and general cargo in new trailers delivered to Shoprite. MD Clinton Holcroft said Shoprite approached Serco for a solution to the challenge of securing mix loads of… more...
    Editor 162
  • H100 Bakkie rolls off local assembly line in Hyundai factory
    Mar 24, 2015 Press Releases

    H100 Bakkie rolls off local assembly line in…

    The Commercial Vehicles Division of Hyundai Automotive South Africa has begun production of the popular H100 Bakkie from its assembly plant in Benoni on the East Rand - little more than 6 months after the factory was opened in September 2014 for the… more...
    Editor 196
  • Emanuel Matthaei (50) as the new Sales & Marketing Director on February 1, 2015.
    Mar 23, 2015 Press Releases

    New Sales & Marketing Director for CLARK Europe

    Duisburg, March 6, 2015 – CLARK Europe appointed Emanuel Matthaei (50) as the new Sales & Marketing Director on February 1, 2015. In his new function he will manage all sales and marketing activities in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Emanuel… more...
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  • MAN launches its first Carbon-Neutral Assembly Plant
    Mar 23, 2015 Press Releases

    MAN launches its first Carbon-Neutral Assembly…

    March 17, 2015 - MAN Truck & Bus (S.A.) (Pty) Ltd has officially announced the conversion of its Pinetown assembly plant to solar power. The complete truck and bus-chassis assembly plant is now capable of operating entirely off solar energy and is… more...
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  • MAN Awards Top Dealers
    Mar 23, 2015 Press Releases

    MAN Awards Top Dealers

    MAN Truck & Bus (S.A.) (Pty) Ltd announced the winners of its Dealer of the year Awards 2015 at a gala event held at Kievits Kroon Country Estate on 13 March 2015. The Awards form part of MAN’s ongoing Network Development Programme where strategic… more...
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  • Petro.t.ex Africa: Addressing SA’s Challenges
    Mar 19, 2015 Events

    Petro.t.ex Africa: Addressing SA’s Challenges

    Africa’s petroleum and petrochemical industry faces many challenges, including climate change issues, fuel security and the falling oil price. These will be addressed at the upcoming Petro.t.ex Conference and Exhibition, a major mid- and down-stream… more...
    Editor 257
  • Greater Energy Efficiency for Continental Tyre South Africa
    Mar 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Greater Energy Efficiency for Continental Tyre…

    R65 million investments in new coal boiler house project Reduction of 60% in steam generation costs 9 Mega Watts of power saved per hour PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 18 March, 2015 - As part of its continuous drive to reduce energy costs in the… more...
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  • Export councils could help to boost local export volumes
    Mar 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Export councils could help to boost local export…

    By Shane de Beer, Sales and Marketing Director at TNT International Express Export councils could play a more active role in helping to remove bottlenecks and barriers to entry to export markets and this would have a major impact on the South… more...
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  • {gallery}volvodoty{/gallery}  The Volvo Group Southern Africa, which markets and sells the Renault Trucks and Volvo Trucks brands in the region, recently named their top performing dealers. The company’s Aftermarket Dealer of the Year award was presented to Volvo Truck Centre Upington, while Volvo Truck Centre Bloemfontein walked away with top honours in the Sales Dealer of the Year category.  “The past 18 months have certainly been eventful for Renault Trucks and Volvo Trucks, as we successfully launched new product line-ups for both brands during this period,” said Christian Coolsaet, managing director of Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks SA. “Both brands experienced their best sales performance to date during 2014, so we are very excited about the future of Renault Trucks and Volvo Trucks in the region.”  Coolsaet said the company’s focus is very much on supporting their customers every step of the way, and providing them with quality service, advice and products that adds profit and value to their businesses over the long term.    “That is the reason why when we determined our top dealers, we also took into consideration the dealers’ customer satisfaction scores, as our customers’ opinions are the ones that truly count,” said Coolsaet.  Both Volvo Truck Centre Bloemfontein and Upington grew their businesses exponentially during 2014 – a mean feat if one considers the relatively flat market growth of the local commercial vehicle industry last year.  According to Iain McCabe, general manager of retail development Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks SA, they have been working hard to ensure the continuous improvement of their dealer network.  “As the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, we focus a lot of attention on aspects such as advanced training, the innovative use of technology, communication, financial and business guidance, as well the implementation of international best practices, in order to enhance our dealers’ service to our customers,” said McCabe.  By the end of 2015, the company will have a dealer footprint of 26 dealers in South Africa, which will be a 100% growth in the last three years.  The company opened a new dealership in Harrismith in November 2014, and is in the process of completing a new multi-million Rand facility in Bloemfontein.  “With the Volvo Group being on the cutting edge of innovation in the commercial vehicle industry, we are leading the way in supporting fleet owners in a modern and very practical way,” said Coolsaet. “These innovations include telematics gateways, interactive driver mobile applications and advanced fleet management systems.”  Going into the future, it will become more and more imperative for truck manufacturers to explore and understand a region’s local operating environment, and subsequently adapt their business approaches to meet African fleet owners’ precise transport requirements.    “Operating in the region for over 13 years, we believe that we are able to meet these unique requirements and offer local customers the best transport solutions available – ones that makes a tangible difference to their businesses in real time,” concluded Coolsaet.
    Mar 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Volvo Announces Top Dealers

    The Volvo Group Southern Africa, which markets and sells the Renault Trucks and Volvo Trucks brands in the region, recently named their top performing dealers. The company’s Aftermarket Dealer of the Year award was presented to Volvo Truck Centre… more...
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  • Freedom7 ! FreedomWON brings you their green brand's 7th Electric Conversion
    Mar 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Freedom7 ! FreedomWON brings you their green…

    Before Team-FreedomWON embarks on our epic PURE ELECTRIC drive road trip in Freedom7 (from Krugersdorp to Cape Town) and deliver our electric engineered baby to its keen owner, please feel free to pop in any time to test drive, crit and click this… more...
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  • Ford's new Transit Connect, Tourneo Connect Built To Carry Loads of All Shapes and Sizes
    Mar 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Ford's new Transit Connect, Tourneo Connect Built…

    New Transit Connect and Tourneo Connect offer exceptional fuel efficiency, load carrying, durability and flexibility Expands Ford's range of commercial vehicles and people movers, featuring 2014 International Van of the Year - Transit Connect… more...
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  • Off-road driving: when the going gets rough
    Mar 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Off-road driving: when the going gets rough

    As Africa’s economic growth continues to grow faster than anywhere else, South Africans expanding their businesses beyond the border know to look to Africa. Despite Africa’s huge economic growth, it still faces major challenges with infrastructure… more...
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  • After 20 years, Sprinter continues to set the standard
    Mar 16, 2015 Press Releases

    After 20 years, Sprinter continues to set the…

    First van to define an entire segment One of the most successful vans globally JOHANNESBURG - On 23 January 1995 the first 500 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans left the plant in Düsseldorf. It was the beginning of a success story that remains difficult… more...
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  • Cleaning-up while training up SMMEs – a perfect formula for the City of Tshwane and New GX Enviro with their FAW trucks.
    Mar 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Cleaning-up while training up SMMEs – a perfect…

    The litter-free streets of Atteridgeville, Lotus Gardens and Olievenhoutbosch have caught the attention of the media and public alike. Even John Robbie of Radio 702 tweeted on how clean these townships of the City of Tshwane were: “What have they… more...
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  • Reaching New Frontiers with SAAFF Congress 2015!
    Mar 11, 2015 Events

    Reaching New Frontiers with SAAFF Congress 2015!

    New opportunities, new content, new activities, new networking opportunities – these are just some of the exciting additions that delegates to the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF)’s annual Congress can look forward to this… more...
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  • 5TH ANNUAL GLOBAL LEADERS-OHS WEEK CONFERENCE
    Mar 11, 2015 Events

    5TH ANNUAL GLOBAL LEADERS-OHS WEEK CONFERENCE

    6-7 MAY 2015 MANILA, PHILIPPINES-LIMITED SEATS LEFT G.L.O.W in its 5th year of running will be an ideal platform for health and safety professionals to be up to date on the latest challenges, changes and developments that are bound to implicate OHS… more...
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  • Choosing an ERP system that will support your drive to go global
    Mar 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Choosing an ERP system that will support your…

    By Thabo Ndlela, Director at IFS Africa Large South African companies have firmly established themselves as giant players in the global markets for the products and services they provide. From mining and heavy industry to energy and petrochemicals,… more...
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  • MV AGUSTA PUTS OUT A CHALLENGE THE 800 RR 3 CYLINDER VERSUS ANY 1000 4 CYLINDER COMPETITOR
    Mar 11, 2015 Press Releases

    MV AGUSTA PUTS OUT A CHALLENGE THE 800 RR 3…

    This is one shoot out that most superbike riders would like to see happen, to this day it has never happened, the MV Agusta factory say the new 800 RR’s will certainly clean up in a full shoot out test. After all that’s exactly why they created the… more...
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  • Registration documents for METAV 2016 sent out
    Mar 10, 2015 Press Releases

    Registration documents for METAV 2016 sent out

    Nomenclature expanded – synergetic effects anticipated Frankfurt am Main, 9 March 2015. – The METAV 2016 –19th International Exhibition for Metalworking Technologies – will be opening its doors in Düsseldorf from 23 to 27 February 2016, under the… more...
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  • AfriMold Acquisition Boosts INDUTEC Expo
    Mar 09, 2015 Press Releases

    AfriMold Acquisition Boosts INDUTEC Expo

    Africa’s leading exhibitions company, Exhibition Management Services (EMS), has acquired the well-established AfriMold exhibition brand, which becomes a component show of the comprehensive South African Industry and Technology Fair (INDUTEC). The… more...
    Editor 195
  • To-do-Lists – how to automatically manage them to build brand capital and customer satisfaction
    Mar 09, 2015 Press Releases

    To-do-Lists – how to automatically manage them to…

    There is a well-known adage, that says: ‘if you want to get something done, give it to someone who is already busy’. Busy people find smarter ways to do things, quicker and often more effectively. But not everyone can multi-task or remember… more...
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  • Dachser South Africa launches head office, sales and logistics centre with multi-user warehouse facility
    Mar 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Dachser South Africa launches head office, sales…

    On Wednesday evening, 25 February, Dachser South Africa celebrated the official launch and roof wetting of the company’s new head office, sales and logistics centre including an extended multi-user warehouse facility in Pomona, Kempton Park. This… more...
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  • Daimler Trucks & Buses South Africa introduces two new bus products as part of 2015 product offensive
    Mar 05, 2015 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses South Africa introduces…

    Award-winning FUSO Canter Bus poised to be the future of mobility Mercedes-Benz introduces the versatile MidiBus chassis FUSO Trucks SA and Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach - both wholly owned by Daimler AG - are optimistic about the future of their… more...
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  • See global and local infosec gurus in action at ITWeb Security Summit 2015 AND gain access at the early-bird discount.
    Mar 05, 2015 Events

    See global and local infosec gurus in action at…

    The 10th annual ITWeb Security Summit continues to build on its legacy as the definitive event for information security professionals. The emphasis is on ensuring you get a comprehensive view on protecting your company while doing business locally,… more...
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  • The legislative impact of the amendments to the Labour Relations Act on the fleet industry
    Mar 05, 2015 Press Releases

    The legislative impact of the amendments to the…

    On 1 January 2015, the significant amendments to the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA), came into effect. Subsequently the South African fleet industry will have to comply with the stipulations contained therein. According to Hugo Pienaar,… more...
    Editor 266
  • TITAN UTTO ZF
    Mar 05, 2015 Press Releases

    Fuchs Axle and Wet Brakes Gear Oil

    Fuchs Lubricants TITAN UTTO ZF is aspecialised UTTO (Universal Tractor Transmission Oil) for ZF axles with limited slip differentials and axles which operate under high thermal conditions as experienced in the mining and construction industries in… more...
    Editor 202
  • MiX Telematics Newsletter (March 2015)
    Mar 05, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics Newsletter (March 2015)

    New customers won in Brazil Three fleet organisations in Brazil – from different industries – have recently elected to implement a MiX Telematics solution to boost efficiency and safety within their transport fleets. Transkuba will now monitor in… more...
    Editor 202
  • FOTON EVALUATING SAUVANA SUV FOR POSSIBLE INTRODUCTION TO SA
    Mar 05, 2015 Press Releases

    FOTON EVALUATING SAUVANA SUV FOR POSSIBLE…

    Foton Auto South Africa is currently evaluating a medium/large size SUV based on its Tunland premium one-ton pick-up for possible introduction to the local market. The SUV, which has been named Sauvana, was shown for the first time at the Guangzhou… more...
    Editor 406
  • Imperial Auto dealerships clean up at annual awards
    Mar 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Imperial Auto dealerships clean up at annual…

    It’s awards season in the local motoring industry, and several Imperial Auto dealerships have been honoured by the brands that they represent, highlighting the outstanding customer service that has become synonymous with the group. The Imperial Auto… more...
    Editor 197
  • WIN Automation EURASIA 2015: Turkey’s hotspot for industrial sales
    Mar 03, 2015 Press Releases

    WIN Automation EURASIA 2015: Turkey’s hotspot for…

    Four key industry sectors at one location Bridge to new business in the Balkans, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa Hannover. Turkey is the hub of Southern Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the former Soviet republics – a region that… more...
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  • 2015 Manufacturing Indaba draws near as manufacturing revitalisation gets underway in Ekurhuleni
    Mar 03, 2015 Press Releases

    2015 Manufacturing Indaba draws near as…

    1 March 2015 - Premier David Makhura said in his recent State of the Province Address that the Gauteng provincial government, together with the Ekurhuleni Metro and national government, would undertake 29 industrial initiatives (under the banner of… more...
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  • How to save a life
    Feb 26, 2015 Press Releases

    How to save a life

    First aid in a collision Picture a scene where a serious head on collision occurs a few meters in front of you. One person has a serious neck wound and is losing blood. The other driver is unconscious and the car looks like it is at risk of catching… more...
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  • Mohammed Noushad from Bakers Transport received one of the high cube dry freight bodies from Tyrone Deyes of Serco.
    Feb 26, 2015 Press Releases

    Serco increases efficiencies for Bakers Transport…

    Bakers Transport have ordered 20 high cube dry freight bodies from Serco after their prime requirement of increasing volumetric loading space was met. Serco prides itself in ensuring customer satisfaction by going the extra mile to develop practical… more...
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  • AVIS’ approach to budget car rental acquisition
    Feb 26, 2015 Press Releases

    AVIS’ approach to budget car rental acquisition

    We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update on the progress of Avis taking over the Budget Car Rental brand in southern Africa. The highlights are as follows: We will manage and operate both the Avis and Budget Brands with… more...
    Editor 168
  • Bridgestone in commercial tyre revamp
    Feb 26, 2015 Press Releases

    Bridgestone in commercial tyre revamp

    Bridgestone South Africa has announced changes to its commercial tyre operations. From 2 March 2015, sales and distribution of all new and retreaded truck, bus and earth mover tyres will be spearheaded by a newly-formed company within the… more...
    Editor 211
  • MOBICEL: SMALL BEGINNINGS, BIG FUTURE
    Feb 24, 2015 Press Releases

    MOBICEL: SMALL BEGINNINGS, BIG FUTURE

    A family run business, barely eight years old, and already Mobicel has become one of the fastest phone and tablet suppliers in South Africa. What began as a leap of faith in 2007 has flourished into a company that’s steadily racking up one… more...
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  • Hino Parow (from left) are Hennie Marx, Franchise Executive; Ashley Karra, Service Manager; Wayne Coetzee, Parts Manager; Wouter Nel, Dealer Principal, and Steven du Plessis, Sales Manager.
    Feb 24, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO DEALER OF THE YEAR TITLE GOES TO CAPE FOR…

    The Hino SA Dealer of the Year title has gone to the Cape for the first time with the laurels for 2014 going to Hino Parow. Dealer principal Wouter Nel is justifiably very proud of his team which has broken the stranglehold dealers outside the Cape… more...
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  • Avis Fleet Services positions for growth with Sage ERP X3
    Feb 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Avis Fleet Services positions for growth with…

    Avis Fleet Services, a leader in vehicle leasing and fleet management solutions, has streamlined its day-to-day financial management processes and enhanced the quality of its financial reporting by implementing the Sage ERP X3 financial modules.… more...
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  • LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES CAN BE LOW ON SAFETY
    Feb 23, 2015 Press Releases

    LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES CAN BE LOW ON SAFETY

    Hi Folks … Yes – I know it’s Australia – but given our liking of and propensity to purchase ‘bakkies’ it is worth sharing the following information with our readers who are fleet owners. In the first half of 2014, 90 percent of new passenger… more...
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  • Re-instate your AEE certification before 31 August 2015 at a reduced fee
    Feb 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Re-instate your AEE certification before 31…

    So you sat through your gruelling Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) training and sweated through your exam… many moons ago. You passed, successfully applied for international Certification as an energy professional with a qualification… more...
    Editor 186
  • We look forward to seeing you at Air Cargo Africa 2015
    Feb 23, 2015 Press Releases

    We look forward to seeing you at Air Cargo Africa…

    This conference takes place at Emperors Palace next week, and includes presentations and exhibitions by a host of global and local industry specialists. Come and see us at the Dube TradePort Exhibition Stand 1A. For more information about the event,… more...
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  • Top performing dealers scoop awards at the Iveco Dealership Conference and Gala Dinner
    Feb 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Top performing dealers scoop awards at the Iveco…

    The Iveco Dealership Conference held on the 21st and 22nd of January at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton culminated in a gala dinner recognising the company’s top talent and outstanding sales performance. More than 30 dealers attended the event, with the… more...
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  • APC Storage Solutions SA enhances automobile parts distribution centre
    Feb 19, 2015 Press Releases

    APC Storage Solutions SA enhances automobile…

    APC Storage Solutions SA recently completed a turnkey storage solution installation for a new 7 500 m2 national parts distribution centre to be used by a large Japanese motor vehicle manufacturer in Midrand, Gauteng. The tailored solution had to… more...
    Editor 197
  • First National Battery brings innovation to underground mining
    Feb 19, 2015 Press Releases

    First National Battery brings innovation to…

    The South African mining industry is under immense pressure to find innovative and sustainable technological solutions for the challenges posed by the increasing depth of mining operations. “While a number of lighting developments have taken place… more...
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  • BASF doubles production capacity at its Cinderford, UK, precious metals recycling plant
    Feb 19, 2015 Press Releases

    BASF doubles production capacity at its…

    Investment in high-performance milling and decanning equipment drives increased production throughput Allows for higher volumes of scrapped catalytic converter processing and increased efficiency of PGM recovery BASF has completed the installation… more...
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  • Spring bolts for trucks, trailers and buses
    Feb 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Spring bolts for trucks, trailers and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 186
  • Michael Frans, Head of Business Development: Business Operations Automotive at T-Systems in South Africa
    Feb 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Centralised data consolidation is key to…

    Information has become essential for improving efficiency and driving competitive edge across all industries. The transport and logistics sector is no exception, and as a result, telematics and transport management systems are increasingly being… more...
    Editor 240
  • BLACK+DECKER sponsors the Grand Build and DIY Theatre at Grand Designs Live
    Feb 17, 2015 Press Releases

    BLACK+DECKER sponsors the Grand Build and DIY…

    BLACK+DECKER recently announced a new global brand identity for its consumer branded power tools, outdoor power equipment, and home products. The new identity serves to reposition BLACK+DECKER as a brand for the home. As part of this positioning… more...
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  • Bridging the divide between fleet managers and drivers
    Feb 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Bridging the divide between fleet managers and…

    The relationship between drivers and fleet managers can often be challenging due to high productivity pressures and a lack of understanding regarding each side’s difficulties. The good news is that many local fleets have managed to overcome these… more...
    Editor 180
  • OPERATORS LOOK TO COST EFFECTIVE CREW TRANSFER METHODS IN LIGHT OF OIL PRICE DROP
    Feb 17, 2015 Press Releases

    OPERATORS LOOK TO COST EFFECTIVE CREW TRANSFER…

    With oil prices dropping, budgets in all areas of offshore operations, including crew transfers, are coming under pressure. The question that many operators are currently faced with is: how to cut costs but maintain a strong safety culture? The… more...
    Editor 185
  • Hammarsdale investment to boost tyre recycling in KZN
    Feb 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Hammarsdale investment to boost tyre recycling in…

    A multi-million rand investment in a rubber crumb manufacturing plant in Hammarsdale will take rubber tyre recycling to a whole new level in KwaZulu-Natal. Dr Mehran Zarrebini, head of British investment group PFE International which owns Van Dyck… more...
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  • Improving Competitiveness of South Africa
    Feb 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Improving Competitiveness of South Africa

    For many sub-Saharan countries, South Africa is often considered the ‘gateway’ to the African continent, and is currently in a strong position with regard to international shipping and trade - both into and from Africa. However, there are a number… more...
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  • (Left-to-Right) Barry MacColl (General Manager - Research, Testing and Development, Eskom), Honourable Naledi Pandor (Minister of the Department of Science and Technology), Dirk de Beer (Ctrack), Prof. Roy Marcus (Chairperson of the Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management)
    Feb 12, 2015 Press Releases

    The 2014 ‘Management of Technology’ Top 100 Award…

    Vehicle tracking, insurance telematics and fleet management solutions company DigiCore, with its Ctrack product range, recently won the Management of Technology Award in the Large Enterprise category at the Technology Top 100 Awards. The gala… more...
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  • Feb 12, 2015 Press Releases

    2015 Fuel Management Conference

    A study has shown that SA's fuel price is ranked 40th on the global league and fleet companies throughout the country are leveraging the benefits of alternative fuels to reduce fuel costs. The Fuel Management Conference which will be held at… more...
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  • New plug and play diagnostic device available from gps tracking solutions
    Feb 10, 2015 Press Releases

    New plug and play diagnostic device available…

    GPS Tracking Solutions, a company in the Eqstra Holdings Group, has introduced a new plug and play diagnostic device which utilises leading edge OBD II communication platform for data gathering. The device can read diagnostic information from the… more...
    Editor 195
  • 2015 off to a flying start, as FAW begins to build its own high-quality truck bodies
    Feb 09, 2015 Press Releases

    2015 off to a flying start, as FAW begins to…

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has started the New Year with another milestone added to its already remarkable track record. The truck manufacturer has officially started up its own Body Shop facility, adjacent to the Coega-based Assembly… more...
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  • The rear of one of the trucks fitted with reverse cameras to assist ABI drivers
    Feb 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Reverse cameras assist ABI drivers

    Serco, in co-operation with its telematics partner, Ikhaya Automation, have fitted camera systems to 17 ABI trucks and trailers to assist drivers during reversing. Serco MD Clinton Holcroft said the use of camera’s as reverse aids was becoming… more...
    Editor 181
  • HINO LOOKING FOR INCREASED SALES IN 2015
    Feb 03, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO LOOKING FOR INCREASED SALES IN 2015

    Hino South Africa is taking a rather conservative view of the overall truck and bus market in 2015 and is forecasting about 2% growth on the 2014 figure of 31 544 units. However, despite this slow growth prediction for the overall market, Hino Vice… more...
    Editor 194
  • CeMAT teams up with “Empack” and “Label&Print” to offer extended coverage of packaging technology
    Feb 03, 2015 Press Releases

    CeMAT teams up with “Empack” and “Label&Print” to…

    – Deutsche MesseAG in new joint venture with Easyfairs Deutschland GmbH Hannover. With the incorporation of the two trade shows “Empack” and “Label&Print”, Deutsche Messe AG now offers more comprehensive coverage of packaging systems at CeMAT 2016.… more...
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  • Oliver Facey, Vice President of Operations for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa
    Feb 03, 2015 Press Releases

    DHL’s unusual deliveries in 2014

    From an East Africa based client’s weekly request for the delivery of a curry from his favorite local restaurant in Europe to a delivery that enabled a gold medal for a South African athlete During 2014, DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com) not only… more...
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  • Tough year ahead for fleet managers, but there's good news too
    Jan 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Tough year ahead for fleet managers, but there's…

    Heavy economic storm clouds lie ahead for the South African fleet industry in the coming year, but the good news is that many local fleet operators have not yet begun to fully utilise the modern tools and technologies that can help them to weather… more...
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  • QIC LOC asset management device
    Jan 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Monitor all assets in transit discretely and…

    As an increasing amount of merchandise is transported across the country, the risk of truck hijackings increases too. Fleet managers can combat this scourge with an innovative cargo tracking device available through QCIC. The QIC-LOC asset… more...
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  • Charles Brewer, Managing Director for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa
    Jan 27, 2015 Press Releases

    DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa wins a record…

    61 external awards won across Sub Saharan Africa region, an increase of 178% from 2013 CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, January 26, 2015/ -- DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com), the world’s leading international express services provider, has won a record… more...
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  • ISUZU TRUCK SOUTH AFRICA PROVIDES A REALISTIC OUTLOOK FOR 2015
    Jan 23, 2015 Press Releases

    ISUZU TRUCK SOUTH AFRICA PROVIDES A REALISTIC…

    22 January 2015 – Having come out of an extremely tough 2014, Isuzu Trucks South Africa is geared up to face what is seemingly a more turbulent 2015. This was the overriding sentiment at the annual State of the Business update that was addressed by… more...
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  • A First for FAW as it kicks off 2015
    Jan 22, 2015 Press Releases

    A First for FAW as it kicks off 2015

    FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has started the New Year with another “First”. A mere six months after opening its plant in Coega to assemble FAW trucks locally, the company has dispatched its first 5 export units to the FAW dealership in… more...
    Editor 295
  • Daimler Trucks sells nearly 500,000 trucks in 2014
    Jan 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks sells nearly 500,000 trucks in 2014

    Deliveries above previous year level after eleven months Efforts in all regions offset for partly challenging market conditions Strong position in key markets expanded Technological leadership substantiated with autonomously driving Future Truck… more...
    Editor 201
  • Rory Schulz, new managing director of UD Trucks Southern Africa
    Jan 12, 2015 Press Releases

    NEW MD FOR UD TRUCKS

    The Volvo Group Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Rory Schulz as the managing director of UD Trucks Southern Africa. This permanent appointment became effective on 1 January 2015. Schulz has been with UD Trucks since 1991,… more...
    Editor 201
  • The changing face of the South African Automotive industry
    Jan 12, 2015 Press Releases

    The changing face of the South African Automotive…

    08 January 2014, Johannesburg – Sales in the automotive sector had a difficult year in 2014. After scaling to their third highest ever number in 2013, 2014 was more subdued and year-on-year domestic sales figures declined slightly by 0.7%*. The… more...
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  • DT Spare Parts defies the desert
    Dec 23, 2014 Press Releases

    DT Spare Parts defies the desert

    The brand supports partners in the Dakar Rally DT Spare Parts will be in at the start of the toughest desert rally in the world. When, in January 2015, the starting signal for the Dakar Rally is given, the brand will be supporting the Dutch… more...
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  • Beginning 2015 Hermann Beck will be the new Senior Executive Vice President of the ZF Division Industrial Technology and the major location Passau/Thyrnau.
    Dec 19, 2014 Press Releases

    ZF Management changes

    Hermann Beck succeeds Dr. Franz Kleiner With effect from January 2015, Hermann Beck, formerly Executive Vice President of the ZF business unit Off-Highway Systems, will succeed Dr. Franz Kleiner in his position as Senior Executive Vice President of… more...
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  • A global culture of sustainability
    Dec 18, 2014 Press Releases

    A global culture of sustainability

    GROHE believes in resource efficiency and social responsibility Sustainability at GROHE is a reflection of experience and expertise accumulated over many decades. Today the concept of sustainability is integral to all of the company’s processes and… more...
    Editor 182
  • Tensioner pulleys for trucks and buses
    Dec 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Tensioner pulleys for trucks and buses

    As a leading product brand in the Independent Aftermarket (IAM) for commercial vehicles, DT Spare Parts offers a complete range for trucks, trailers and buses. The range encompasses all required spare parts in guaranteed quality, including all… more...
    Editor 208
  • Ctrack’s Senior Manager receives honours at ICM Credit Executive of the Year Awards
    Dec 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Ctrack’s Senior Manager receives honours at ICM…

    Landi Young, a Senior Credit Manager at vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions company Ctrack, came second in the Institute of Credit Management’s (ICM) Credit Executive of the Year Awards. The award was presented at a prestigious gala… more...
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  • Sumesh Rahavendra, head of marketing for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa
    Dec 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Enhance your customers’ experience this joyous…

    Tips to ensure consistent service quality during the holiday season The traditional mad holiday rush is upon us and businesses - especially those in retail – need to ensure that a high level of service delivery is maintained and that they are geared… more...
    Editor 204
  • UD Gemba Challenge Winners, BB Truck & Tractor Polokwane, proudly receives their award.
    Dec 11, 2014 Press Releases

    SA team wins international UD trucks aftermarket…

    A team from South Africa has won the first international UD Trucks Gemba Challenge Aftermarket competition in Japan. BB Truck and Tractor Polokwane took top honours out of 185 competing teams worldwide to become the 2014 UD Trucks Gemba Challenge… more...
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  • Port Elizabeth-based engineering firm, Afri-Coast Engineers in collaboration with Bidfreight Port Operations (BPO) launched the world’s first ever customised simulator training crane for stevedores. Afri-Coast Engineers, Darryl Jarvis and JP Mulder celebrated the launch with Carl Jurgens and Jimmy Prinsloo, BPO regional manager.
    Dec 11, 2014 Press Releases

    Afri-Coast at cutting edge of crane training…

    In a global first, Port Elizabeth-based engineering firm, Afri-Coast Engineers have pioneered the world’s first ever training crane for on-board ships, launched last week in the city’s harbour. Afri-Coast, collaborating with their client, Bidfreight… more...
    Editor 310
  • Growth still on the cards for SA truck market
    Dec 10, 2014 Press Releases

    Growth still on the cards for SA truck market

    The South African truck sales, coming from a very strong performance in October, were 5.15% down to 2 744 units in November. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa… more...
    Editor 288
  • CNH Industrial hosts
    Dec 03, 2014 Press Releases

    CNH Industrial hosts "Born in South Africa"event…

    The company invited local media, dignitaries, customers and dealers for an inaugural event series at the new Iveco South Africa Works facility. Basildon, November 24, 2014CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) held its first event series at the… more...
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  • The MAN Team congratulates Hatfield Truck & Bus from Left Max Heller (Financial Director), Geoff du Plessis (Managing Director), Philip Kalil-Zackey (Head of Bus Sales) and Tiago Dias (Head of National Accounts – Bus)
    Nov 27, 2014 Press Releases

    Hatfield Truck & Bus and MAN open world-class…

    On November 21, 2014, leading passenger car and commercial vehicle retailer, Hatfield Group, officially opened its new dedicated MAN truck and bus dealership situated on the N4 highway, a few kilometres east of its Hatfield dealership. The… more...
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  • FAW exponentially expands retail and aftermarket representation
    Nov 21, 2014 Press Releases

    FAW exponentially expands retail and aftermarket…

    From a single franchise point to 36 FAW representatives countrywide in just 20 years From humble beginnings in terms of a very small dealer footprint, the FAW retail and service network has grown exponentially over the past 20 years. Following the… more...
    Editor 259
  • Gearshift cables for trucks
    Nov 19, 2014 Press Releases

    Gearshift cables for trucks

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range contains all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 232
  • Ceremonial MAN key handed over from Left  Geoff du Plessis, Managing Director of MAN, Key Accounts Manager Warren Atkinson hands over the MAN key  to Christo Theron , Managing Director of Imperial Cargo with Sally Rutter, Head of Key Accounts (MAN) and Dave van Graan, Head of Truck Sales (MAN)
    Nov 19, 2014 Press Releases

    Imperial Cargo adds 60 MAN long-haul trucks to…

    Imperial Cargo, a division of JSE-listed Imperial Group, has procured 60 MAN TGS 26.440 truck-tractors to service its line-haul operations in southern Africa. The new vehicles will join the 44 MAN TGS 26.440 units currently operating in the Imperial… more...
    Editor 299
  • MiX Telematics acquires Compass FM to extend value-added fleet management offerings  in South Africa
    Nov 17, 2014 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics acquires Compass FM to extend…

    MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, announced last week during its half-year earnings call, the acquisition of Compass FM, their largest value-added reseller in Southern Africa. “Compass FM has… more...
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  • Ceremonial MAN key handed over from Left  Geoff du Plessis, Managing Director of MAN  to Nora Fakude, Executive Chairperson of Buscor, Minister of Transport , Honourable Ms Dipuo Peters, MS Dikeledi Nhlengethwa , MEC for Public Works & Transport and Kgosi Mokoena.
    Nov 07, 2014 Press Releases

    Buscor adds 12 new MAN bi-articulated buses to…

    On October 15, 2014, Mpumalanga’s premier commuter bus service, Buscor, will take delivery of 12 new 27 metre-long bi-articulated bustrains to add to its existing fleet of ten MAN abnormal-length bi-articulated buses. The deployment of the new… more...
    Editor 395
  • UD Trucks Quon
    Nov 05, 2014 Press Releases

    TRUCK MARKET SET TO END 2014 IN THE BLACK

    With 2014 racing towards its conclusion, trucks sales remained solid during October, recording a gutsy 4.7% month-on-month growth to record 2 876 sales. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association of Automobile… more...
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  • Oct 31, 2014 Press Releases

    Is change disruptive if we embrace it?

    We've heard it all before. Change is the only constant. The only way to remain relevant today, is to innovate for tomorrow. While it's widely acknowledged that the rate and speed of change will continue to increase, important questions remain. How… more...
    Motoring staff 467
  • FAG spherical roller bearings engineered for extremely heavy loads
    Oct 30, 2014 Press Releases

    Bearings International’s Premium Brands -…

    Bearings International leads southern African industry in the supply of premium brand products for optimised equipment reliability that enables customers to move their businesses forward through increased uptime and lowest cost of ownership.… more...
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  • UD Trucks staff celebrated the end of a legendary range at the company’s assembly plant in Rosslyn, Pretoria.
    Oct 30, 2014 Press Releases

    A Legend for a Legendary Cause

    UD Trucks Southern Africa's head office and GTO assembly plant in Rosslyn, recently bid a bittersweet farewell to the company's legendary MCV range. The last of the U41 range, a UD 40, left the assembly line after more than 13 000 units of the range… more...
    Editor 279
  • Honourable Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters with the Volkswagen winning team and Savrala representatives.jpg
    Oct 30, 2014 Press Releases

    Rental and leasing companies announce Volkswagen…

    Volkswagen has been announced as the best motor manufacturer in rental and leasing by the members of SAVRALA (South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association) for the fifth consecutive year. The announcement was made at the SAVRALA's annual… more...
    Editor 216
  • Oct 24, 2014 Press Releases

    Eqstra gives pedestrians something to think about

    The 3rd Think Pedestrian Golf Day, sponsored by Eqstra Fleet Management and Amasondo Fleet Services, was held at the Serengeti Golf Estate on 21 October 2014. An amount of R505 500 was raised and handed over to the Think Pedestrian Campaign to… more...
    Motoring staff 548
  • Portland Holdings holds its FAW truck fleet to the same business promise – Strong and Honest
    Oct 23, 2014 Press Releases

    Portland Holdings holds its FAW truck fleet to…

    Nico Heyns, Managing Director of Portland Holdings, owner of Portland Readymix, is a businessman who has strong convictions about the right way to do business – without compromising on solid beliefs and ideals. While the business today primarily… more...
    Editor 243
  • New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial, sets new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for most wheat harvested within eight hours by a combine The CR10.90 combine harvester from New Holland Agriculture, a world class manufacturer of agricultural machinery, has achieved the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for most wheat harvested within eight hours. The machine, the world’s most powerful at 653 horsepower, harvested 797.656 tonnes of wheat in just eight hours.
    Oct 17, 2014 Press Releases

    New Holland Agriculture sets new GUINNESS WORLD…

    Basildon, October 15, 2014 - A wheat field in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom set the scene for New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial, to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title. This latest record was achieved using a CR10.90 combine… more...
    Editor 240
  • The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association strive for improved safety during transportation of dangerous goods
    Oct 17, 2014 Press Releases

    The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association…

    The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association regrets the multi-vehicle accident involving a petrol tanker on the N12 East near Voortrekker Road in Alberton on Tuesday morning, 14 October 2014. The high risks associated with transporting dangerous… more...
    Editor 240
  • At its location Kiel, Voith combines the overhaul of a locomotive with the repair of an accidental damage
    Oct 13, 2014 Press Releases

    Voith Service for Rail Vehicles: Independent,…

    Under the heading "Systems Service" Voith will in future offer a comprehensive maintenance program for components and rail vehicles at its location in Kiel, Germany. The modern services cover a broad spectrum: from overhauls and repairs of… more...
    Editor 211
  • Smart energy efficiency project, Smarter Automotive industry
    Oct 13, 2014 Press Releases

    Smart energy efficiency project, Smarter…

    With massive international pressure on the industry, the South African automotive market is being squeezed to optimise their systems to supply consumers in a more cost-effective manner. Energy Efficiency through transforming industrial energy usage… more...
    Editor 222
  • FAW tipper fleet keeps Ross Demolition’s 116-year success story on track
    Oct 07, 2014 Press Releases

    FAW tipper fleet keeps Ross Demolition’s 116-year…

    ‘Survival of the fittest through business acumen, keeping your promises and a resilient attitude manifested by every employee– that’s the recipe for success.’ This is the message from a company that has been going strong for 116 years. Ross… more...
    Editor 420
  • PMSA sales and marketing manager Quintin Booysen
    Oct 07, 2014 Press Releases

    21st century technology improves quality control…

    A first-of-its-kind moisture measurement system that combines Bluetooth, GSM, Windows, smart phone and microwave technology is now exclusively available in the local market through Pan Mixers South Africa (PMSA) – the largest supplier of a complete… more...
    Editor 240
  • IMPERIAL recognised for industry-leading employment practices
    Oct 07, 2014 Press Releases

    IMPERIAL recognised for industry-leading…

    Leading mobility and transport company IMPERIAL has been recognised as an industry leader by the global Top Employers Institute for its exceptional human resources practices and procedures in the automotive, transport and logistics sector. The… more...
    Editor 268
  • Do not be blinded by the price tag when buying vehicles for your fleet
    Oct 07, 2014 Press Releases

    Do not be blinded by the price tag when buying…

    The most common mistake that businesses make when buying vehicles for their fleet is to give too much weight to the purchase price. Vehicles with the lowest price tag on the showroom floor can easily turn out to be the most expensive choice for… more...
    Editor 352
  • Meadow Feeds embarks towards greener pastures with lighting retrofit
    Oct 07, 2014 Press Releases

    Meadow Feeds embarks towards greener pastures…

    Meadow Feeds has embarked on a journey to remain a globally competitive animal feed company by implementing greener business practices that not only make financial business sense, but most importantly considers the environmental impact. The first… more...
    Editor 284
  • SA truck sales still show year-on-year growth
    Oct 04, 2014 Press Releases

    SA truck sales still show year-on-year growth

    The South African truck market has continued to show resilience against the backdrop of low economic growth, interest rates hikes and inflationary pressures. Although the total sales for September have shown a slight 2.80% decline on the previous… more...
    Editor 268
  • DigiCore logo
    Sep 30, 2014 Press Releases

    DigiCore posts 111% increase in profit after tax

    DigiCore Holdings Limited, a JSE-listed vehicle tracking, fleet management solutions and insurance telematics group, supplier of Ctrack, grew profit after tax by 111% for the financial year ended 30th June 2014. “Normalised” profit after tax… more...
    Motoring staff 370
  • Renault Trucks T is Truck of the Year 2015
    Sep 26, 2014 Press Releases

    Renault Trucks T is Truck of the Year 2015

    On 23 September 2014, the Renault Trucks T was voted International Truck of the Year 2015 by the International Truck of the Year jury during the 65th edition of the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover. Having collected a total of 129 points, 48… more...
    Editor 353
  • Bidvest Materials Handling finds a sales solution that works on the move
    Sep 25, 2014 Press Releases

    Bidvest Materials Handling finds a sales solution…

    Pieter Fourie, Managing Director of Bidvest Materials Handling the importer and distributer of the Nissan Forklift brand in South Africa wanted an innovative and user-friendly app for his sales reps that would reduce the hassle of time-consuming… more...
    Editor 741
  • New FUSO Canter LIFT set to revolutionise the South African light truck industry
    Sep 23, 2014 Press Releases

    FUSO Canter LIFT set to revolutionise SA market

    First commercial vehicle to win the Car of the Year Special Award in Japan Winner of the Best Energy Efficient Product Award in Ireland Ready to dramatically reduce the total cost of ownership Since its international launch, the latest FUSO Canter… more...
    Editor 371
  • Isuzu Trucks reveals refurbished Kempston road plant
    Sep 23, 2014 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks reveals refurbished Kempston road…

    Isuzu TruckSouth Africa has given a facelift and boosted morale at its Kempston Road plant which was established in the late 1920’s- Isuzu Trucks has its roots in Japan and dates back to the early 1900s. The company has grown to have a global… more...
    Editor 340
  • “Born in South Africa”, Iveco promotes its new plant investment
    Sep 22, 2014 Press Releases

    Iveco promotes its new plant investment

    The launch of the “Born in South Africa” campaign ushers in the forthcoming inauguration of Iveco South Africa’s new assembly plant in the country. Iveco South Africa and Larimar Group will soon inaugurate their joint-venture: Iveco South Africa… more...
    Editor 439
  • Optimal replacement cycles : A vexing question
    Sep 22, 2014 Press Releases

    Optimal replacement cycles : A vexing question

    The question of what the optimal vehicle replacement cycle should be is a common concern of fleet operators. Depreciation, corporate tax recovery and availability of cash remain the key considerations. However there are other crucial factors that… more...
    Editor 372
  • MiX Telematics to showcase latest innovations at the IAA in Hannover
    Sep 22, 2014 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics to showcase latest innovations at…

    For the fourth time running, MiX Telematics is participating in the renowned IAA Commercial Vehicles Show, being held in Hannover, Germany, from 25 September to 2 October 2014. The global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions will… more...
    Editor 381
  • Shortening SA port queues?
    Sep 22, 2014 Press Releases

    Shortening SA port queues?

    My "Time-Poor" piece last week found resonance with many readers. One who responded was the lucky Capetonian living in the City Bowl, and having a ring seat location overlooking Table Bay Harbour and the Bay. He and his wife have been religiously… more...
    Cees Bruggemans 336
  • The Value of the Truck Driver
    Sep 22, 2014 Press Releases

    The Value of the Truck Driver

    By Rory Schulz, acting managing director, UD Trucks Southern Africa. Role-players in the transport industry often spend a lot of time dealing with the purchasing, operating, servicing and support of their fleet of trucks. In many instances, not a… more...
    Editor 329
  • Christian Coolsaet, a Belgian national, will take up his new position with immediate effect, looking after the Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks brands in the region.
    Sep 22, 2014 Press Releases

    New MD for Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks South…

    Volvo Group Southern Africa has announced the appointment of a new managing director for Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks Southern Africa. Christian Coolsaet, a Belgian national, will take up his new position with immediate effect, looking after the… more...
    Editor 382
  • FAW Deputy CEO: Mr Jianyu Hao, FAW Executive Director: Mr Richard Leiter, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans: Minister Nosiviwe Masipa-Nqakula, FAW CEO: Mr Yusheng Zhang, FAW CFO: Mr Haichuan Teng.
    Sep 19, 2014 Press Releases

    PAMODZI and FAW set up new truck sales company

    FAW South Africa, a subsidiary of the China FAW Group, has set up a company with the long-established Pamodzi Group to focus on business for trucks in South Africa and other countries in sub-Equatorial Africa. This new company, Pamodzi-FAW (Pty)… more...
    Editor 499
  • New forward collision warning system for light rails
    Sep 19, 2014 Press Releases

    New forward collision warning system for light…

    Bosch automation and driver-assistance systems help increase safety – even in heavy inner-city traffic with its wide variety of vehicle types. Bosch Engineering GmbH has come up with a new forward collision warning system for light rail vehicles… more...
    Editor 285
  • Air tanks for trucks, trailers and buses
    Sep 15, 2014 Press Releases

    Air tanks for trucks, trailers and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range contains all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 298
  • 120 Buses for thriving Tshwane
    Sep 15, 2014 Press Releases

    120 Buses for thriving Tshwane

    A new era began for Tshwane when the first 44 of 120 MAN Lion’s City A84 buses were officially handed over to Tshwane Bus Services (TBS) on 27th August 2014. MAN Truck and Bus South Africa has enjoyed a long and mutually beneficial relationship with… more...
    Editor 397
  • Volvo Trucks Drivers Fuel Challenge Winner 2014 - Reggie Naidoo
    Sep 12, 2014 Press Releases

    Reggie Naidoo from South Africa could become the…

    A total of 23 drivers from almost the same number of countries will be taking part in the final of Volvo Trucks' global Drivers’ Fuel Challenge. In September they will be competing to find out who can drive most fuel-efficiently. The competition is… more...
    Editor 328
  • Operating and maintenance data for transmissions can be read out and evaluated with DIWA SmartNet
    Sep 09, 2014 Press Releases

    Transmission Monitoring and Exchange Components…

    Voith's service and consulting program DIWA Excellence allows bus operators to reduce their operating costs and increase availability. The reason for this is the optimization of fuel consumption as well as preventative measures in maintenance and… more...
    Editor 297
  • Trevor Holcroft cuts the ribbon to formally open the new Serco premises in Boksburg.  Looking on are from left: Serco staff members,  Donavan Brent, Elouise Truter, Charl Coetzee, Heidi Joubert, Natasia Beukes, Natasha Saayman, Meryl Korff, Meryl Korff, Cindy Walker, Adriaan Kidson & Les Holcroft
    Sep 05, 2014 Press Releases

    Serco moves in to new Gauteng premises

    Leading South African trailer and truck body manufacturer, Serco, has begun the move into its new Gauteng headquarters in Boksburg. The repair, salesand administration teams are fully operational at the new premises on the corner of Boundary Road… more...
    Editor 363
  • Mutual partnership ensures value-added packaging solutions
    Sep 03, 2014 Press Releases

    Mutual partnership ensures value-added packaging…

    Specialist resale and packaging company Savgo meets demanding specifications for a wide range of clients operating in the agricultural, automotive and mining industries – by working closely with industrial packaging and construction sheeting expert… more...
    Editor 262
  • Voith Turbo (Pty) Ltd Appoints Lavinia Khangala as Independent Non-executive Board Member
    Sep 01, 2014 Press Releases

    Voith Turbo (Pty) Ltd Appoints Lavinia Khangala…

    Voith Turbo (Pty) Ltd South Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Lavinia Khangala as independent non-executive board member effective 1st August 2014. She joins Michael Sanders, Klaus Fakenstein and Charl Folscher on the board and will… more...
    Editor 435
  • Back row from L to R: Malcolm Gush - General Manager Volvo Trucks Sales, Sanjay Girdhar - General Manager Time Trucking LTD, Godfrey Syalwindi - Operations Manager Time Trucking LTD, Umesh Patel – Managing Director  Time Trucking LTD, Aubrey Kavanagh Sales Executive Volvo Trucks, Torbjörn Christensson, President Volvo Group Southern Africa. The front row consists of some of the drivers from Time Trucking LTD.
    Sep 01, 2014 Press Releases

    Zambia’s Time Trucking Fleets Up with New Volvo…

    Zambia’s Time Trucking, a subsidiary of Time Trucking Limited, recently took delivery of three new Volvo Trucks FH models – one of the first fleet operators to do so in southern Africa. The company already has 54 Volvo Trucks in their fleet and… more...
    Editor 374
  • Rory Schulz, acting managing director of UD Trucks Southern Africa
    Sep 01, 2014 Press Releases

    UD Trucks to appoint new MD

    The Board of UD Trucks Southern Africa has announced the resignation of the company’s managing director, Jacques Carelse. Rory Schulz, a well-respected and experienced stalwart at the company, has been appointed as acting managing director. The UD… more...
    Editor 246
  • the FAW 28.380FT truck tractor
    Sep 01, 2014 Press Releases

    “Only one truck works for Africa”

    The FAW 28.380FT truck tractor says BHL What more can a truck manufacturer wish for than a customer who not only sings the praises of its brand and its aftersales support, but also claims that for their own operation there is “only one truck that… more...
    Editor 262
  • AVIS continues to shine at 2014 Sunday Times TOP BRANDS AWARDS
    Sep 01, 2014 Press Releases

    AVIS continues to shine at 2014 Sunday Times TOP…

    For the 11th consecutive year, Avis walked away with the Business to Business award in the Car Hire Category at the annual Sunday Times Top Brand Awards ceremony hosted on Friday 29 August in Sandton. “The Avis vision is to exceed customers'… more...
    Editor 258
  • Recognising a trucks blind spots/ no zones
    Aug 22, 2014 Press Releases

    Recognising a trucks blind spots/ no zones

    In the preceding months there has been a significant increase in our truck driver training courses. What is becoming increasingly obvious is how “ignorant” the drivers of light motor vehicles are when it comes to interacting with trucks – sometimes… more...
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  • The new Bosch HEF109-L starter motor for commercial vehicles
    Aug 21, 2014 Press Releases

    The new Bosch HEF109-L starter motor for…

    Large-volume engines place great demands on starters. At the top end of the power range, Bosch has a new addition to its 24-volt starter motor portfolio: the HEF109-L “large” heavy-duty starter motor for commercial vehicles and off-highway… more...
    Editor 238
  • Ford Expands Commercial Vehicle Range in South Africa and Sub-Sahara Africa
    Aug 21, 2014 Press Releases

    Ford Expands Commercial Vehicle Range in South…

    New Transit and Tourneo to form backbone of small and large businesses Ranger XL-Plus designed for demanding work environments Transit and Tourneo Connect to be added in 2015 PRETORIA, South Africa, 20 August 2014 - With the recent introduction of… more...
    Editor 302
  • Ford's Commitment To Commercial Segment Shown At Interbuild
    Aug 21, 2014 Press Releases

    Ford's Commitment To Commercial Segment Shown At…

    New Ford commercial models shown at Interbuild trade show Transit Chassis Cab provides versatile platform for customers with specific requirements Ranger XL-Plus brings new dimension of toughness to popular bakkie PRETORIA, South Africa, 20 August… more...
    Editor 280
  • Aug 12, 2014 Press Releases

    Transportation Insurance: shape up or ship out

    You’d be surprised at how many importers and exporters buy or sell without purchasing the right amount of transportation insurance. The same happens when it comes to companies that hire a third party warehouse to stock their merchandise. I don’t… more...
    George Liu 365
  • Unveiling event of Ilanga II held at University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) with UJ Solar Team and sponsors such as RS Components South Africa.
    Aug 08, 2014 Press Releases

    UJ’s solar vehicle unveiled

    Johannesburg, SA, 6 August 2014 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is very excited as the countdown to the Sasol Solar… more...
    Editor 313
  • Abdool Tayob, Chief Executive, Bakers SA (centre) is joined by Johan Opperman, Bakers SA National SHEQ Manager (left) and staff members from the Workplace Wellness Committee in signing the policy that now governs employee wellness in the company
    Aug 08, 2014 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports fleet owners…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and its partner organisations celebrate the roll-out of their Fleet Owner Workplace Programme Truck driver health and safety takes centre stage, as MBSA expands the formula for success of its own employee wellness… more...
    Editor 347
  • Mr Mawethu Vilana, Acting Director General, Department of Transport and Mr Craig Newman, CEO of Expo Centre.
    Aug 08, 2014 Press Releases

    SA transport conference set to benefit African…

    The TransAfrica conference, to be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, from October 7-9, is set to have mutual benefits for all African countries who are currently cultivating better transport systems. This is the opinion of the Acting… more...
    Editor 298
  • Conti360Degrees Fleet Services now available in South Africa
    Aug 06, 2014 Press Releases

    Conti360° Fleet Services now available in South…

    Continental Tyre South Africa's truck service offering, Conti360° Fleet Services, is now available to transport companies operating in all market segments in South Africa. With Conti360° Fleet Services, South African fleets get an all round… more...
    Editor 315
  • Aug 03, 2014 Press Releases

    Logistics In Action Conference

    A conference with a difference brought to you by by aBr MOVE. Hear about the importance of logistics in a Rugby World Cup and how South Africa will win the 2015 Rugby World Cup with the application of Intelligent Logistics! Key Speakers include Jake… more...
    Motoring staff 383
  • Labchem (Pty) Ltd signs the responsible care public commitment
    Aug 01, 2014 Press Releases

    Labchem (Pty) Ltd signs the responsible care…

    Labchem (Pty) Ltd has become the latest member of the Chemical & Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) to sign the Responsible Care (RC) Public Commitment, thereby committing the company to implementing its guiding principles. Labchem (Pty) Ltd,… more...
    Editor 332
  • The Hino 300 Series 915 Which Fared Very Well In A Comparative Test Of Medium Commercial Vehicles Earlier This Year Had Pride Of Place On The Hino Stand At The Nampo
    Aug 01, 2014 Press Releases

    Hino enjoying strong interest after show

    Hino SA is enjoying strong interest in its products which were exhibited at the 2014 Nampo agricultural show in Bothaville. "We used the show to preview our new 500-Series 2626 long-wheelbase freight carrier as well as to promote Hino's winning… more...
    Editor 360
  • CMH opens new r45 million UD Trucks dealership in KZN
    Jul 30, 2014 Press Releases

    CMH opens new r45 million UD Trucks dealership in…

    Combined Motor Holdings (CMH) has announced the opening of a new modern R45 million UD Trucks dealership in KwaZulu-Natal. This new facility, situated in Pinetown, offers UD Trucks customers in the region a proverbial one-stop-shop with complete… more...
    Editor 363
  • Jul 30, 2014 Press Releases

    HINO SA WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

    Hino South Africa won three international awards for outstanding sales and after-sales performance in 2013 at the recent 2nd Hino Motors' Middle East, West Asia and Africa Regional Meeting in Dubai. The most important achievement was for its… more...
    Motoring staff 373
  • Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025
    Jul 14, 2014 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025

    On the road today with the truck of tomorrow Autonomous driving in a long-distance truck "Highway Pilot" activated - technology takes the wheel Safely on the road with radar sensors, camera and V2V/V2I communication Plan the next tour while on the… more...
    Editor 596
  • FAW makes history in South Africa
    Jul 14, 2014 Press Releases

    FAW makes history in South Africa

    South Africa, the Eastern Cape and the Coega IDZ are set for rapid growth as FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (PTY) LTD official opens its vehicle manufacturing plant. Coega,10 July 2014: marked a momentous event in SA’s Automotive Industry history, as… more...
    Editor 602
  • Better monitor your fleets
    Jul 14, 2014 Press Releases

    Better monitor your fleets

    New security cameras offer customers a unique means to monitor their fleet while on the go Fleet and transport managers can now gain a better view of the behaviour of their drivers as well as the potential road hazards they face with the… more...
    Editor 561
  • Jul 08, 2014 Press Releases

    Outsourcing: More hustle, less hassle

    While starting a business in South Africa is fraught with a unique set of challenges, there is a way to lessen the burden, particularly where fleet management is concerned, as Imperial Fleet Management (IFM) CEO, Nicholas de Canha explains.… more...
    Tristan Wiggil 686
  • Jul 08, 2014 Press Releases

    DHL presents emerging markets findings

    aBr MOVE attended a round table discussion with DHL recently, at which the findings of the company’s White Paper, “Path to Growth: Shaping Tech Sector Supply Chains in Emerging Markets” were unpacked. Presenting the report to the media in Rosebank,… more...
    Tristan Wiggil 706
  • Imperial Auto sponsors Nomads, investing in the future of golf
    Jul 08, 2014 Press Releases

    Imperial Auto sponsors Nomads, investing in the…

    Imperial Auto has entered a three-year sponsorship agreement with the Nomads Golf Club, a collaboration of golfers across 12 clubs in South Africa that volunteer their time and fundraising efforts in the furtherance of golf development in the… more...
    Editor 609
  • Infrastructure projects continue to drive sale of extra heavies
    Jul 04, 2014 Press Releases

    Infrastructure projects continue to drive sale of…

    Despite persistent unfavourable economic conditions, the South African truck market has once again showed great resilience by logging another positive sales performance last month. In addition, during the first half of the year, the industry has… more...
    Editor 640
  • Engen launches Gengear XEP
    Jul 04, 2014 Press Releases

    Engen launches Gengear XEP

    Engen launches Gengear XEP industrial gearbox oils for high performance under pressure Engen Petroleum, a leading provider of industrial lubricants, is bringing high performance under extreme conditions to industrial gearboxes with the recent launch… more...
    Editor 655
  • SKF shares knowledge with customers - Marchant Taylor - Sales Manager – Industrial OEM and Aftermarket & Kobus Archer - Aftermarket Sales Manager - Southern Africa
    Jul 04, 2014 Press Releases

    SKF Technology Days at Authorised Distributors

    Taking SKF Knowledge & Capabilities to the Customer SKF South Africa is taking engineering knowledge, core technologies and capabilities to customers through technology days hosted in partnership with SKF authorised distributors. “For SKF it’s all… more...
    Editor 602
  • New tracking unit available from GPS Tracking Solutions
    Jul 02, 2014 Press Releases

    New tracking unit available from GPS Tracking…

    GPS Tracking Solutions, part of the Eqstra Group of Companies, has introduced a tracking unit which offers fleet operators unique features to help control soaring fuel costs, minimise vehicle wear and tear, improve driver behaviour, control fuel… more...
    Editor 606
  • Qhubeka Director Anthony Fitzhenry (middle) receiving two Daily vans from the hands of Iveco MD Bob Lowden (right) and Marketing & Network Manager Christophe Longuet.
    Jul 02, 2014 Press Releases

    Iveco donates 2 Daily vans to Qhubeka

    IVECO has donated two brand new Daily panel vans to Qhubeka, a registered Non Profit Organisation whose mission is to improve access to essential services through the provision of bicycles. The vehicles will be used to help Qhubeka with bicycle… more...
    Editor 383
  • SKF Wedge Belts for Mining and Mineral Processing Industry
    Jun 30, 2014 Press Releases

    Optimum Power Transmission solutions for…

    Global bearings and engineering specialist, SKF’s quality range of power transmission products deliver end-to-end solutions for virtually any application that requires this technology. The well-known, proven SKF brand, supported by 100 years of… more...
    Editor 440
  • Volvo trucks announces most fuel efficient driver
    Jun 30, 2014 Press Releases

    Volvo trucks announces most fuel efficient driver

    The South African winner of the Volvo Trucks Drivers’ Fuel Challenge 2014 has been announced. Reggie Naidoo, an owner-driver of Hark Logistics in KwaZulu-Natal, proved to be the most fuel efficient driver during the final round of this prestigious… more...
    Editor 422
  • Serco’s new lightweight Pony Trailer.
    Jun 26, 2014 Press Releases

    Serco Pony Trailer Delivers Large

    Serco has developed a lightweight trailer ideal for use in urban areas, especially around commercial hubs and other places where there are vehicle height and parking restrictions. The 6.9m trailer has a ten-pallet footprint load area and a payload… more...
    Editor 395
  • Aveshen Naidoo, CEO of Avcres Transport cc and Deidré Penfold, Executive Director of CAIA.
    Jun 26, 2014 Press Releases

    Another transport company signs the responsible…

    Avcres Transport cc has become the latest signatory of the Chemical & Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) Responsible Care (RC) initiative, thereby committing to implement the guiding principles of this initiative of the chemical industry. Louise… more...
    Editor 414
  • WABCO News
    Jun 26, 2014 Press Releases

    WABCO News

    Enoch Silcock is appointed Managing Director of WABCO Automotive South Africa (WABCO). Sturrock and Robson Industries. Enoch joined the Sturrock and Robson Group in June 2003 as part of the technical support team at WABCO. Shortly thereafter he was… more...
    Editor 444
  • Epic triumph for Volvo Trucks’ campaign at Cannes Lions
    Jun 26, 2014 Press Releases

    Epic triumph for Volvo Trucks’ campaign at Cannes…

    Volvo Trucks’ Live Test campaign and The Epic Split picked up top prizes at the ‘world cup of advertising’ in Cannes. In all, the campaign – demonstrating innovations of the new truck range – received 20 awards, including eight gold prizes and two… more...
    Editor 384
  • Hytec retains its elite Service Centre of Competence status
    Jun 24, 2014 Press Releases

    Hytec retains its elite Service Centre of…

    Hytec’s hydraulic Service Centre in Johannesburg, which services mobile and industrial hydraulic systems and components, was re-awarded Bosch Rexroth’s stringent competency accreditation in early 2014 as a Bosch Rexroth Certified Service Centre of… more...
    Editor 346
  • Qhubeka mechanic training given a boost by IVECO
    Jun 24, 2014 Press Releases

    Qhubeka mechanic training given a boost by IVECO

    IVECO South Africa has donated two brand new Daily panel vans to Qhubeka, which will be used to help Qhubeka with bicycle mechanic training in the communities in which it operates. Qhubeka Director Anthony Fitzhenry explains that for every 500… more...
    Editor 439
  • State of the nation address highlights localisation in transport industry
    Jun 24, 2014 Press Releases

    State of the nation address highlights…

    President Jacob Zuma this week reaffirmed government’s commitment to local procurement and manufacturing during his State of the Nation Address, in which he highlighted public transport spending as a vehicle for achieving this. President Zuma… more...
    Editor 394
  • Ctrack shifts its manufacturing system to Sage ERP X3 to boost efficiency and agility
    Jun 20, 2014 Press Releases

    Ctrack shifts its manufacturing system to Sage…

    Ctrack, a specialist provider of fleet management and vehicle tracking solutions to a global client base, has implemented the Sage ERP X3 business software to support the production process at its Durban factory. The company was looking to achieve… more...
    Editor 348
  • Is your fleet optimised to manage the changing carbon emissions requirements?
    Jun 20, 2014 Press Releases

    Is your fleet optimised to manage the changing…

    MiX Telematics sheds light on a key issue coming out of the recent RFA conference “Whether it’s about compliance or purely environmental responsibility, South African businesses need to promptly examine their greatest source of CO2 emissions – fuel… more...
    Editor 496
  • Wheel bolts for trucks, trailers and buses
    Jun 19, 2014 Press Releases

    Wheel bolts for trucks, trailers and buses

    As a leading product brand in the Independent Aftermarket (IAM) for commercial vehicles, DT Spare Parts offers a complete range for trucks, trailers and buses. The range encompasses all required spare parts in guaranteed quality, including all… more...
    Editor 376
  • Imperial Logistics’ team (fltr): Teshnee Harinarain,Training Coordinator; Bojosi Thukhutha, Graduate Development Manager; Abre van Buuren, Training Manager; Colette Wessels, Training & Development Executive and Veronica Mthombeni, Skills Development Facilitator.
    Jun 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Imperial is supply chain educator of the year

    Imperial Logistics was named “Supply Chain Educator of the Year” at the annual SAPICS Conference – for the third consecutive year. Presented at the gala dinner that wrapped up the event, this award recognises the group’s continuous drive to develop… more...
    Editor 356
  • Mobile technology could be the solution to South Africa’s road death epidemic
    Jun 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Mobile technology could be the solution to South…

    The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) recently released figures indicating that more than 100 people died in 80 serious crashes on South African roads during the April holidays. Although these numbers compare favourably with last year,… more...
    Editor 370
  • Managing driver behaviour is one of the challenges facing fleet managers who  are trying to control fleet costs
    Jun 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Reducing fleet costs – a major challenge.

    Reducing overall fleet costs has become the major challenge facing fleet managers, and this has come at a time when fuel prices have risen by an average of 13% per annum over the past 10 years. Increasing fleet safety, greening the fleet and… more...
    Editor 461
  • An innovative development: the new machine from the BEUMER stretch hood product range.
    Jun 17, 2014 Press Releases

    The BEUMER Group continues to grow

    With an order intake of approximately 770 million euros in 2013, the BEUMER Group is once again looking back on a successful year. This continuous growth is possible as BEUMER concentrates on its entrepreneurial core expertise, innovates, and… more...
    Editor 403
  • Pietermaritzburg traffic officials receive training on conspicuity products. 3M’s awareness programme included application and maintenance and identification of counterfeit products.
    Jun 12, 2014 Press Releases

    3M Contributes to Safer South African Roads

    In the light of the 2006 implementation of Regulation 192A – which specifies that all road vehicles weighing over 3 500 kilograms or that are longer than seven metres be equipped with reflective chevron and conspicuity tape – 3M has partnered with… more...
    Editor 412
  • New 450hp Quon added to UD trucks line-up
    Jun 11, 2014 Press Releases

    New 450hp Quon added to UD trucks line-up

    Continuing its drive to expand its product range to suit local fleet owner’s exacting requirements, UD Trucks Southern Africa has introduced the new Quon GW26 450 6x4 truck-tractor to compete in the popular 440 to 460hp extra heavy commercial… more...
    Editor 457
  • Barloworld Transport Solutions buys 215 MAN trucks
    Jun 10, 2014 Press Releases

    Barloworld Transport Solutions buys 215 MAN trucks

    On February 13th 2014, Barloworld Transport Solutions (BWTS) and its subsidiary, Manline, signed a deal with MAN Truck & Bus South Africa for the supply of 215 MAN TGS 26.440 6x4 truck tractors to be introduced into the BWTS and Manline fleets over… more...
    Editor 553
  • Shane de Beer: Sales and marketing manager at TNT Express
    Jun 10, 2014 Press Releases

    Rapidly changing trends are altering the…

    An increasing number of manufacturers and other suppliers are shipping consolidated container loads of products from point of origin into SA. They then use a local logistics company to break the shipment down into individual orders and deliver them… more...
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  • Truck market holding its head high despite tough trading conditions
    Jun 09, 2014 Press Releases

    Truck market holding its head high despite tough…

    The local commercial vehicle industry managed to deliver positive month-on-month sales results during May, even amidst challenging market and macroeconomic conditions. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association of… more...
    Editor 359
  • In Gauteng, Triton Express Group CEO, Eric Corbishley, was officially handed the keys of the two new trucks by Volvo Group SA president, Torbjörn Christensson, at an event which also had members of the media in attendance.
    Jun 09, 2014 Press Releases

    Volvo trucks sa delivers first units of new range

    Volvo Trucks Southern Africa proudly delivered the first regional units of its new range of trucks to customers in South Africa. In Gauteng, Triton Express Group CEO, Eric Corbishley, was officially handed the keys of the two new trucks by Volvo… more...
    Editor 446
  • Ford Ambulance - Transit Saving Lives Across South Africa
    Jun 05, 2014 Press Releases

    Transit Saving Lives Across South Africa

    Ford Transit Custom chosen for ambulance fleet Modifications include stretcher and medical systems Ambulance fleet in operation across the country PRETORIA, South Africa, 5 June 2014 - South Africans will soon see a new hero on the roads in the form… more...
    Editor 370
  • From left - Ms Sindi Koyana, Non Executive Director, Toyota SA Motors (TSAM) Board Member,  Masakazu Ichikawa, Chairman - Hino Japan,  Bafana Dlomo, NUMSA Representative, Dr Johan van Zyl,  President & CEO, TSAM,  Motohiro Iida , Executive Vice President - Manufacturing Support, Hitoshi Muramoto, Executive Vice President  and Chief Coordinating Executive,  Dave Finch,  Senior Vice President - Manufacturing Group, TSAM, and  Calvyn Hamman, Senior Vice President -  Sales & Marketing, TSAM
    Jun 05, 2014 Press Releases

    Investment in new assembly plant confirms…

    The investment of R55-million in a new truck plant for Hino trucks on Toyota SA's extensive manufacturing site in Prospecton, near Durban, is confirmation of the importance of these large commercial vehicles to the country's leading motor… more...
    Editor 473
  • Tiger Wheel & Tyre Adds Duracell Automotive Batteries to Product Range
    Jun 02, 2014 Press Releases

    Tiger Wheel & Tyre Adds Duracell Automotive…

    Little over a year since Tiger Wheel & Tyre began selling and fitting car batteries, the company has announced that it has added the Duracell range of sealed, 100% maintenance-free automotive batteries to its product line-up. Since the brand was… more...
    Editor 512
  • Expect car rental prices to increase
    Jun 02, 2014 Press Releases

    Expect car rental prices to increase

    Car rental prices will increase in the coming months due to increased costs, largely driven by the weakening Rand and its effect on the price of vehicles and vehicle parts as well as the change in the interest rate cycle and the upward pressure on… more...
    Editor 377
  • UD Trucks introduces full automatic transmission on popular UD 90 model
    Jun 02, 2014 Press Releases

    UD Trucks introduces full automatic transmission…

    UD Trucks Southern Africa has announced the introduction of a new UD90 ATM model to its already comprehensive product line-up. This heavy commercial freight carrier now boasts a fully automatic Allison transmission that is set to provide fleet… more...
    Editor 362
  • May 29, 2014 Press Releases

    Hyundai plans local truck assembly

    Hyundai Automotive South Africa announced at the end of April that it would commence local assembly of its HD Series of Medium Commercial Vehicles during July 2014. These HD 65 and HD 72 trucks will be assembled in the Apex plant previously utilised… more...
    Frank Beeton 454
  • The South African breweries appoints Altech Netstar as its fleet management service provider
    May 27, 2014 Press Releases

    The South African breweries appoints Altech…

    Following an extensive tender and evaluation process, South African Breweries (SAB) have awarded a multi-million Rand contract to Altech Netstar to provide an integrated servicesolution to its large fleet of Secondary Distribution trucks and… more...
    Editor 423
  • Jerry Pierce, Cartrack Ops Manager
    May 27, 2014 Press Releases

    Cartrack Celebrates a Decade of Tracking…

    2014 marks the 10th birthday of Cartrack South Africa, representing a decade of tracking innovation and customer centricity that has delivered more than 14 000 vehicles back to their rightful owners. Underpinned by significant investment into… more...
    Editor 457
  • A mature FAW South Africa comes of age
    May 27, 2014 Press Releases

    A mature FAW South Africa comes of age

    The FAW SA brand and its acclaimed products have entered their 20th year in South Africa, becoming firmly entrenched in the local transport industry landscape Since FAW first established a local presence in South Africa in July 1994, it has grown… more...
    Editor 413
  • Double the impact at combined AfriMold, SA Automotive Week expo!
    May 27, 2014 Press Releases

    Double the impact at combined AfriMold, SA…

    Now, AfriMold and SA Automotive Week will be staged together, to deliver an unparalleled audience across the entire automotive, engineering, machining, tooling and related sectors ecosystem. This year, South Africa’s annual AfriMold manufacturing &… more...
    Editor 347
  • (l-r) Sascha Schmel, Managing Director of the Association of conveyor systems and internal logistics in the German Machinery and Plant Manufacturers' Association (VDMA), Dr. Christoph Beumer, Chairman of the CeMAT Executive Committee, Acting Chairman of the German Logistics Association (BVL) and Managing Director and Chairman of BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG, and Dr. Andreas Gruchow, Member of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe AG, on today’s CeMAT closing press conference in Convention Center on the exhibition grounds in Hannover.
    May 27, 2014 Press Releases

    CeMAT 2014: more international participation,…

    Boasting a clear increase in the rate of international participation and showcasing more than 4,000 innovations from 1,025 exhibiting firms (58 percent of them from outside Germany), CeMAT drew to a successful close today. Dr. Andreas Gruchow,… more...
    Editor 334
  • Adaptive shaft alignment with the new tool Fixturlaser EVO
    May 21, 2014 Press Releases

    Adaptive shaft alignment with the new tool…

    Fixturlaser has developed a new shaft alignment tool, Fixturlaser EVO, which features our unique adaptive user interface. The tool’s simplicity in its handling is characteristic for all Fixturlaser tools; an alignment tool that can be handled by all… more...
    Editor 333
  • Parkhurst aiming to become Johannesburg’s most-connected suburb
    May 21, 2014 Press Releases

    Parkhurst aiming to become Johannesburg’s…

    A Johannesburg suburb well-known for its restaurant and village culture is now aiming to become one of South Africa’s most connected. The Parkhurst Residents and Business Owners Association (PRABOA) has put out a request for proposal for… more...
    Editor 365
  • The Cayenne cargo is the ultimate all round perfect delivery motor cycle in south africa at a very affordable price
    May 21, 2014 Press Releases

    The Cayenne cargo is the ultimate all round…

    Motor cycles are still the most popular choice in South Africa for delivering small packages including food and play a large part of the major deliveries in the business industry with both small and large companies who cannot do without them. Almost… more...
    Editor 354
  • From left to right: Ingo Neuer: Head of Legal Department Bosch Rexroth, Michael Burgess: CEO of Tesuco Holdings, Peter Daus: Director Regional Management Bosch Rexroth and John Wingrove: Group Managing Director of Hytec Holdings.
    May 21, 2014 Press Releases

    Bosch Rexroth to acquire a 50% stake in the Hytec…

    Acquisition elevates fluid power leader’s positioning on the African continent Bosch Rexroth plans to acquire a 50 percent stake in its sales partner Hytec Holdings (Pty) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tesuco Group for an undisclosed sum.… more...
    Editor 344
  • Crashboxx Telematics and Resource Tracking announce strategic partnership
    May 19, 2014 Press Releases

    Crashboxx Telematics and Resource Tracking…

    Automated Vehicle Crash Detection, Collision Analysis and Vehicle Data Bus Access enable customers to take fleet telematics to the next level Resource Tracking, a leader in fleet management software has announced a partnership with Crashboxx… more...
    Editor 425
  • Amrei Botha, Head of Business Segment: Business Banking at Standard Bank
    May 16, 2014 Press Releases

    Gauteng will continue to dominate SA’s economy…

    Gauteng’s leadership role as the economic powerhouse of South Africa’s economy will continue with the province contributing nearly 35% to national GDP until at least 2017. This will be the case - even though economic challenges could see today’s… more...
    Editor 346
  • 10 years of TomTom GO and 13 million marriages saved
    May 16, 2014 Press Releases

    10 years of TomTom GO and 13 million marriages…

    TomTom satnavs evolve to help drivers get there faster 10 years ago TomTom launched its very first satnav, the TomTom GO. Since then, 75 million navigation devices have been sold in 35 countries, helping 13 million couples avoid navigation arguments… more...
    Editor 328
  • Manufacturers look to improve profitable growth
    May 16, 2014 Press Releases

    Manufacturers look to improve profitable growth

    Manufacturers look to improve profitable growth through innovation, collaboration and supply chain integration: KPMG Outlook Forecasts an ‘Era of Disruptive Complexity’ Only 12 percent of manufacturers are ‘very effective’ at determining product… more...
    Editor 294
  • Volvo delivers first buses to Tshwane rapid transport system
    May 13, 2014 Press Releases

    Volvo delivers first buses to Tshwane rapid…

    Volvo Bus Southern Africa has delivered the first units that will form part of the Tshwane Rapid Transport (TRT) system, in May. The system, called A Re Yeng, which means ‘Let’s Go’, will be inaugurated in July 2014. The company was contracted to… more...
    Editor 389
  • Many public holidays hit truck industry hard during April
    May 13, 2014 Press Releases

    Many public holidays hit truck industry hard…

    April was an overall disappointing sales month for the local truck industry. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Associated Motor Holdings (AMH) and… more...
    Editor 279
  • May 12, 2014 Press Releases

    Remanufactured versus reconditioned

    To this day there exists much confusion in the automotive trade about the technical differences between a remanufactured heavy duty clutch and a reconditioned heavy duty clutch. By definition, remanufacturing (often shortened in the trade to reman)… more...
    Tristan Wiggil 474
  • As a satisfied FAW Trucks client, Scribante Concrete pumps up its fleet order.
    May 12, 2014 Press Releases

    Scribante Concrete pumps up its FAW fleet order

    Scribante Concrete is a division within the Scribante Construction Group, one of the largest growing construction groups in South Africa, established over 16 years ago. Troy Petzer, operations manager for Scribante Concrete, explains: “In simple… more...
    Editor 460
  • Ford expands commercial vehicle line-up at NAMPO 2014
    May 12, 2014 Press Releases

    Ford expands commercial vehicle line-up at NAMPO…

    New Transit to be shown off to the public Expansion of Ford commercial vehicle line-up in South Africa Dakar Ranger and driver Chris Visser will be present for Ford fans PRETORIA, South Africa, 12 May 2014 - NAMPO is a huge event on the calendar for… more...
    Editor 281
  • May 08, 2014 Press Releases

    Messe announces CeMAT Australia in Sydney

    Deutsche Messe AG is further expanding its international intralogistics portfolio with the launch of CeMAT Australia, which will run parallel to CeBIT Australia from 5 to 7 May 2015 at Sydney Olympic Park. “There are lots of synergies between these… more...
    Motoring staff 303
  • Stralis Natural Power Euro VI: a champion in both environmental sustainability and customer profitability
    May 06, 2014 Press Releases

    Stralis Natural Power Euro VI

    The first units of Stralis Natural Power Euro VI, the new heavy range of natural gas-powered vehicles launched by Iveco, have already been deployed to European customers. Iveco has long embraced this challenge, especially for transport missions in… more...
    Editor 317
  • May 05, 2014 Press Releases

    Thato Bokaba joins Avis

    Avis Rent a Car Southern Africa recently appointed Thato Bokaba as the new National Sales Manager - Government. Bokaba will be responsible for leading a dedicated sales team that is responsible for developing and managing the government business for… more...
    Motoring staff 333
  • Strike Action at Continental Tyre South Africa
    May 05, 2014 Press Releases

    Strike Action at Continental Tyre South Africa

    Commenting on recent strike action, Dieter Horni, Managing Director of Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA), said: “Whilst we respect the rights of employees to express their grievances through industrial action, protracted action has a detrimental… more...
    Editor 319
  • Apr 29, 2014 Press Releases

    SA logistics ranking slides

    The World Bank has ranked South Africa 34th out of 160 countries in its 2014 Logistics Performance Index.This global survey ranks individual countries in the areas of customs, infrastructure, international shipments, logistics competence,… more...
    Frank Beeton 401
  • FAW hits the market with a ground-breaking 8-ton truck offer
    Apr 29, 2014 Press Releases

    FAW hits market with 8-ton truck offer

    FAW SA has literally put its money where its mouth is and has come out ‘guns blazing’ with one of the most affordable 8-ton payload truck on offer on the southern African market at present. In their drive to provide customers with their unique… more...
    Editor 1641
  • For peace of mind who best to ask but the bearings and power transmission experts – Bearings International
    Apr 29, 2014 Press Releases

    For peace of mind who best to ask but the…

    The combination of best-in-class product and service, state-of-the-art technology as well as expert engineering, positions Bearings International, part of the Hudaco Group, as a leading supplier of engineering solutions to assist customers in… more...
    Editor 289
  • Avis provides car hire services to Skukuza airport
    Apr 29, 2014 Press Releases

    Avis provides car hire services to Skukuza airport

    Avis Rent a Car has been appointed as the official car hire service provider at the refurbished Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National Park. The leading car rental company will provide visitors to the Kruger National Park with pre-booked vehicles… more...
    Editor 278
  • SA, Botswana and Namibia plan truck stops along transport corridor
    Apr 29, 2014 Press Releases

    SA, Botswana and Namibia plan truck stops along…

    The governments of South Africa, Botswana and Namibia aim to boost regional trade by improving the efficiency of the Trans Kalahari Corridor network via the establishment of a number of new truck stops along the transport corridors spanning all… more...
    Editor 446
  • The prestigious Dealer of the Year Award went to Vereeniging Truck & Buswhich also won the category for Service.
    Apr 29, 2014 Press Releases

    MAN Recognises Top Dealers

    MAN Truck & Bus South Africa has a comprehensive Dealer Network Development Programme in place, designed to incentivise and build capacity within the organisation’s growing national dealer network. Focused on improving customer satisfaction levels… more...
    Editor 291
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    Apr 29, 2014 Press Releases

    Benchmarking South African buildings’ energy use

    Results of the 4th National Energy Barometer Survey (NEBS) Each year building owners and facility managers enter their buildings in the National Energy Barometer Survey (NEBS) to compare how they have improved their energy use against others in a… more...
    Editor 329
  • Container project yields cost savings and a greener supply chain for tobacco firm
    Apr 29, 2014 Press Releases

    Container project yields cost savings and a…

    Cost savings and a greener supply chain are just some of the benefits that have been achieved by British American Tobacco South Africa (BATSA) as a result of a “container triangulation” initiative implemented in partnership with Imperial Logistics… more...
    Editor 269
  • Tech Mahindra gets major contract from Volvo cars
    Apr 24, 2014 Press Releases

    Tech Mahindra gets major contract from Volvo cars

    Tech Mahindra, an important member of the USD16.7-billion Mahindra Group, has been selected by the Volvo Car Group to provide end-to-end information technology (IT) infrastructure support and services in key countries globally. The scope of the… more...
    Editor 333
  • Apr 23, 2014 Press Releases

    VW Amarok ready for 10th Spirit of Africa

    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles enters its fifth year of sponsorship of the Spirit of Africa Trophy with the supply of 23 Amarok Double Cabs. The sponsorship also includes R100 000 prize money for the top three finishers. The sponsorship of the… more...
    Motoring staff 311
  • Apr 23, 2014 Press Releases

    FAW SA will be a knockout at NAMPO

    High quality manufacture, yet simple in design, high in performance and economical to operate – that is FAW SA. The leading Chinese company will again showcase its special range of highly affordable trucks at the upcoming NAMPO Agricultural Trade… more...
    Motoring staff 409
  • Apr 22, 2014 Press Releases

    Car seat campaign gets cash injection

    AfintaPart, a Midas Group-owned truck parts distributor that supplies genuine parts from OE and quality guaranteed replacement parts for light and medium commercial vehicles, has donated 150 booster car seats to Wheel Well. Wheel Well is a… more...
    Motoring staff 359
  • Opinion Piece: Lowering the transportation sectors risk with sophisticated industrial breathalyser equipment
    Apr 22, 2014 Press Releases

    Lowering transportation sector risk

    Drunken driving causes thousands of deaths every year in South Africa, and the statistics around this problem are frightening. Driving under the influence of alcohol endangers the life of the driver, any passengers, and all other road users. South… more...
    Editor 357
  • In picture test driving the Caddy Maxi Trendline from left to right Mr Brian Bezuidenhout Executive Director APD and Mr Jakkie Pieters National Vice Chairman NCPPDSA
    Apr 22, 2014 Press Releases

    UNIQUE CADDY CONVERSION GIVES DRIVERS WITH…

    Volkswagen of South Africa, in partnership with the Quadriplegic Association of South Africa (QASA), has converted one of its MPVs in order to showcase the mobility solutions available to people with disabilities. The converted Caddy Maxi Trendline,… more...
    Editor 344
  • CNH Industrial brands support the FIA Action for Road Safety Campaign
    Apr 16, 2014 Press Releases

    CNH Industrial brands support the FIA Action for…

    CNH Industrial brands are official suppliers of the 2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship CNH Industrial, an Official Supporter of the FIA Action for Road Safety campaign, renews its role as official supplier of the FIA World Touring Car… more...
    Editor 353
  • Companies with excess liquidity can earn above benchmark returns through Propell supply chain finance
    Apr 16, 2014 Press Releases

    Companies with excess liquidity can earn above…

    Many successful companies will have accumulated large amounts of cash as a result of general economic uncertainty over the last few years. With South African interest rates still close to historic lows, these companies are getting relatively poor… more...
    Editor 271
  • Kgothatso Masekela Corporate Comm Mngr Atlas Copco SA , Hercules McDonald trustee - Atlas Copco Transformation Trust & Michelle Immelman Director - Vita Nova
    Apr 16, 2014 Press Releases

    Atlas Copco Transformation Trust Fund gives New…

    Atlas Copco South Africa’s support of the Vita Nova Cerebral Palsy Centre over the past six years has greatly assisted the facility with upgrades and extensions which has improved the quality of life of their patients. A subsidiary of the global… more...
    Editor 406
  • AGCO Signs Retail Finance Agreement with Standard Bank South Africa
    Apr 15, 2014 Press Releases

    AGCO Signs Retail Finance Agreement with Standard…

    AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), has signed an agreement with Standard Bank South Africa to offer retail finance for customers purchasing AGCO equipment in South Africa. The alliance will offer AGCO customers competitive asset finance products including finance… more...
    Editor 411
  • New Nissan NV350 Impendulo taxi embarks on national roadshow
    Apr 15, 2014 Press Releases

    Nissan Impendulo embarks on national roadshow

    Nissan targets countrywide taxi industry footprint Product information-sharing sessions in nine provinces Ride and drive opportunities at local provincial meetings JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (11 April 2014) - Nissan is embarking on a national… more...
    Editor 329
  • HINO JOINS PINKDRIVE'S FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER
    Apr 15, 2014 Press Releases

    HINO JOINS PINKDRIVE'S FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER

    A specially-equipped Hino 500-Series 1626 chassis cab fitted with a box body has joined the fleet of vehicles operated by the PinkDrive charitable organisation for its fight against breast cancer in South Africa. The box body is fitted out with very… more...
    Editor 324
  • Bearings International  premium brand products for low total cost of farm equipment ownership
    Apr 14, 2014 Press Releases

    Quality Product Line-Up from Agricultural…

    Bearings International will showcase its extensive agricultural product line-up of bearings, tension devices, seals, motors, transmission products, as well as agricultural spares at Nampo, Bothaville, Free State, from 13th to16th May 2014. High… more...
    Editor 299
  • Reliable, Maintenance-free Solutions for Agriculture from SKF
    Apr 09, 2014 Press Releases

    Reliable, Maintenance-free Solutions for…

    SKF South Africa leads the agricultural market as a value adding solutions partner with the development of innovative and cost effective agricultural solutions that set the benchmark in reliable, maintenance-free operation. Efficient soil… more...
    Editor 329
  • UD Trucks’ Medium Dealer of the Year winner – from left to right: Jacques Carelse, managing director of UD Trucks Southern Africa,  Gideon Visser (Produkta Trucks,) and Torbjörn Christensson, president of the Volvo Group SA
    Apr 09, 2014 Press Releases

    UD TRUCKS DEALERS SHINE

    NETWORK CONTINUES TO EXPAND SUPPORT TO CUSTOMERS UD Trucks Southern Africa recently announced its dealer network’s top achievers, at a time when the company is preparing for a ground-breaking era over the next five years. UD Trucks’ Medium Dealer of… more...
    Editor 387
  • Iveco Venezuela to suspend manufacturing operations
    Apr 09, 2014 Press Releases

    Iveco Venezuela to suspend manufacturing…

    With the continuing currency crisis which has caused difficulties for Venezuelan industry in the importation of key components and materials, Iveco is reluctantly suspending, with immediate effect, its manufacturing operations in the country. Iveco,… more...
    Editor 249
  • NEW GREEN DEALERSHIP TO SERVICE CUSTOMERS OF ALL THREE VOLVO GROUP BRANDS
    Mar 31, 2014 Press Releases

    NEW GREEN DEALERSHIP TO SERVICE CUSTOMERS OF ALL…

    The Volvo Group SA has announced the official opening of a new state-of-the-art facility that will house a full UD Trucks dealership, and serve as an aftermarket agent for Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks. The Magnis Pretoria East dealership, which… more...
    Editor 312
  • AVIS VAN RENTAL INTRODUCES TRAILERS TO THE FLEET
    Mar 31, 2014 Press Releases

    AVIS VAN RENTAL INTRODUCES TRAILERS TO THE FLEET

    Avis Van Rental is pleased to announce a new product offering, Trailers for Rent. The addition of trailers to the Avis Van Rental fleet is in response to the growing demand for greater load bearing capacity and more space than a traditional 1 ton… more...
    Editor 327
  • SAB GETS INSYNC TO ACHIEVE SUCCESSFUL PROMOTIONS
    Mar 31, 2014 Press Releases

    SAB GETS INSYNC TO ACHIEVE SUCCESSFUL PROMOTIONS

    Johannesburg, 26 March 2014 – An increase in customer satisfaction is one of the benefits being reaped by The South African Breweries (SAB), since the company partnered with Imperial Logistics group company InSync Solutions to address challenges in… more...
    Editor 286
  • Car Wash sector returns to Automechanika Frankfurt 2014
    Mar 31, 2014 Press Releases

    Car Wash sector returns to Automechanika…

    EUnited Vehicle Cleaning plans a seminar programme lasting several days for operators of car-wash systems The Who’s Who of the car-wash business will meet again at next September’s Automechanika in Frankfurt. To date, 90 percent of exhibition space… more...
    Editor 290
  • Automechanika Istanbul 2014 to break all records
    Mar 31, 2014 Press Releases

    Automechanika Istanbul 2014 to break all records

    ...more exhibitors in more Halls, among them a large number of international exhibitors Annual cycle enthusiastically welcomed by national and international automotive professionals A look over to South America: Argentina is the Partner Country of… more...
    Editor 282
  • THE INNOVATION HUB ASSISTS A LEADING SOUTH AFRICAN FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDER TO FIND INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND PARTNERS
    Mar 31, 2014 Press Releases

    THE INNOVATION HUB ASSISTS A LEADING SOUTH…

    Tshwane, Wednesday 26 March 2014 - A leading South African financial service provider has partnered with The Innovation Hub to launch a new challenge on OpenIX. Previously known as theOpen Innovation Solution Exchange, OpenIX is a web-based platform… more...
    Editor 395
  • MAHINDRA SA GETS WORLD CLASS PARTS DISTRIBUTION OPERATION
    Mar 28, 2014 Press Releases

    MAHINDRA SA GETS WORLD CLASS PARTS DISTRIBUTION…

    Mahindra South Africa, which markets Mahindra and SsangYong vehicles locally, has shown consistent growth in the last 10 years that it has been operating in Southern Africa. The company has now taken its game ahead in terms of providing world class… more...
    Editor 237
  • METAIR POSTS SATISFACTORY ANNUAL RESULTS
    Mar 27, 2014 Press Releases

    METAIR POSTS SATISFACTORY ANNUAL RESULTS

    Strategic delivery continues with successful completion of Mutlu Akü acquisition, the largest battery manufacturer in Turkey Revenue up 14% to R5.2 billion HEPS of 219 cents impacted by labour disruptions and transactions costs (2012: 310 cents)… more...
    Editor 302
  • CUMMINS SMALLEST QSF ENGINES SET TO MAKE A BIG IMPRESSION AT CeMAT
    Mar 19, 2014 Press Releases

    CUMMINS SMALLEST QSF ENGINES SET TO MAKE A BIG…

    HANOVER, Germany (March 18, 2014) – Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) will display its latest compact engines at CeMAT (May 19-23, 2014), providing an ideal power solution for forklifts, telehandlers and other small material-handling equipment. The QSF… more...
    Editor 237
  • CUMMINS FOCUSED ON NEAR-ZERO EMISSIONS AT CeMAT
    Mar 19, 2014 Press Releases

    CUMMINS FOCUSED ON NEAR-ZERO EMISSIONS AT CeMAT

    WITH ENGINES FROM 37 kW TO 382 kW HANOVER, Germany (March 18, 2014) – Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today that near-zero emissions engines will be its focus at CeMAT (Hanover, 19-23 May), displaying a broad power lineup stretching from 37 kW to… more...
    Editor 258
  • AVIS VAN RENTAL SPONSORS JOBERG2C MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE
    Mar 19, 2014 Press Releases

    AVIS VAN RENTAL SPONSORS JOBERG2C MOUNTAIN BIKE…

    Avis Van Rental is proud to once again be partnering with the Old Mutual joBerg2c for the fourth consecutive year as a transport sponsor. The Old Mutual joBerg2c is a gruelling bike stage race, filled with adventure, which sees participants riding… more...
    Editor 268
  • Mar 18, 2014 Press Releases

    New Managing Director joins Daimler FleetBoard…

    On 1 April 2014, Dietrich Müller is set to take over as the new Managing Director of Daimler FleetBoard GmbH, the leading provider of telematics-based Internet services for commercial vehicles. The previous Managing Director, Dr Ralf Forcher, will… more...
    Motoring staff 273
  • Mar 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Price Pressure and Good Business

    Burdened by the multiple hits - like hiking petrol and food prices, and E-tolls - which have been reining in consumer spend for some time, businesses are now starting to behave in similar patterns, says Steve Sutherland, MiXTelematics Director… more...
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  • Industry expects strong international traction in India’s automotive sector
    Mar 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Industry expects strong international traction in…

    ...as Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of Automotive Engineering Show Messe Frankfurt India Trade Fair Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of one of the world's leading trade show organisers, Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, formally announces its… more...
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  • IMPERIAL AUTO CELEBRITY CHALLENGE: NEXT UP, SPRINGBOK AJ VENTER
    Mar 17, 2014 Press Releases

    IMPERIAL AUTO CELEBRITY CHALLENGE: NEXT UP,…

    Rugged utility forward AJ Venter will be the second rugby Springbok to have a taste of cross country racing in the Imperial Auto Celebrity Challenge, in the Toyota Dealer 450 in Mooi River on April 4th and 5th. The event is round two of the… more...
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  • Iveco Daily. As new, after 1.000.000 kilometres
    Mar 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Iveco Daily. As new, after 1.000.000 kilometres

    An online video recounts the story of 25 Iveco Dailys navigating the difficult terrain of the African continent day in and day out from South Africa to Namibia. A typical morning in the everyday life of an Iveco Daily minibus in South Africa:… more...
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  • Concrete 4 U relies heavily on their fleet of FAW trucks.
    Mar 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Concrete 4 U relies heavily on their fleet of FAW…

    Concrete 4 U, which operates in Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, East London, Colesberg and Mthatha has established a strong reputation as a trustworthy partner in construction projects large and small. Concrete 4 U clients range from homeowners, wishing… more...
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  • Mar 17, 2014 Press Releases

    New Dynamics enter the Truck Market

    Earlier this year we commented on the performance of the South African truck market during calendar year 2013. At a final audited volume of 30 922 units, this market for all vehicles over 3,5 tons Gross Vehicle Mass grew by 11,1% over the equivalent… more...
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  • NETWORKING ON THE ROAD: VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI BANK ON VODAFONE
    Mar 11, 2014 Press Releases

    NETWORKING ON THE ROAD: VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI BANK…

    Vodafone continues to develop a strong position in the automotive market Bringing connectivity to Volkswagen and Audi vehicles Vodafone today announced a new agreement with Volkswagen and Audi in Europe to provide automotive connectivity, starting… more...
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  • Mar 10, 2014 Press Releases

    G.U.D Holdings invests, expands

    G.U.D Filters invited aBr’s editorial team to its world-class manufacturing facilities in Pietermaritzburg (PMB) and Durban and to the G.U.D Holdings head office in Prospecton, as the company revealed its ambitious manufacturing plans for the… more...
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  • Sibongile Zikalala, Sustainability Director for Imperial Logistics
    Mar 10, 2014 Press Releases

    TRANSFORMATION TOPS IMPERIAL’S AGENDA

    Reflecting the group’s unwavering commitment to transformation, Imperial Logistics has received its 2013 certification as a Level 3 B-BBEE company, with a value add preferential procurement status of 137.5%. The organisation’s outstanding BEE… more...
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  • Iveco to be the Official Supplier of the Sky Racing Team VR46
    Mar 10, 2014 Press Releases

    Iveco to be the Official Supplier of the Sky…

    The Company will provide two support vehicles to the team, which was created in collaboration with Sky Sport and Valentino Rossi’s company, VR46Iveco will be racing in the jersey of the Sky Racing Team VR46 at Moto3, the junior category of the… more...
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  • Mar 05, 2014 Press Releases

    ZF brings Eco transmission to life

    Transmission experts ZF Friedrichshafen introduced the media and its customers to its fancy Eco Life transmission during its Eco Life Customer Day held at Zwartkops Raceway in February. Eco Life is a six-speed automatic transmission that is designed… more...
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  • Mar 03, 2014 Press Releases

    Citroen Commercial Vehicle Price List

    Citroen Commercial Vehicle Price List March 2014 Click here to read the price list more...
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  • 3M partnership with Australian mobile accident repairer
    Mar 03, 2014 Press Releases

    3M partnership with Australian mobile accident…

    and after. This Creates SME opportunities and jobs in South Africa Renew My Car has launched in South Africa, creating new business opportunities in the mobile cosmetic car repair industry for budding entrepreneurs regardless of gender or education.… more...
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  • EXHIBITORS LINE UP AT LANDY FESTIVAL
    Mar 03, 2014 Press Releases

    EXHIBITORS LINE UP AT LANDY FESTIVAL

    The South African Land Rover community will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the biggest convoy of Land Rover drivers at this years’ annual Landy Festival. The Landy Festival takes place on the 10th and 11th May (Saturday and Sunday)… more...
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  • EXPERIENCE THE CYCLE TOUR IN STYLE WITH THE ULTIMATE AVIS CHAUFFEUR RIDE
    Mar 03, 2014 Press Releases

    EXPERIENCE THE CYCLE TOUR IN STYLE WITH THE…

    Every year thousands of riders and supporters across the world head to Cape Town to experience the breath taking coastlines of the Cape and although many aspire to be a part of this thrilling event, they don’t have the time, energy or fitness levels… more...
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  • DHL partners with world's fastest motor sport series
    Mar 02, 2014 Press Releases

    DHL partners with world's fastest motor sport…

    DHL Global Forwarding signs logistics agreement for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2014 The Official Logistics Partnership combines ocean, air and road freight capabilities for eight races in seven countries Bonn, 26 February, 2014: DHL… more...
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  • Imperial Logistics’ Board of Directors (fltr back to front) – Dougie Truter, Nico Koekemoer, Osmon Arbee,  Mohammed Akoojee, Cobus Rossouw, Gerhard Riemann, Nico van der Westhuizen, Thinus Erasmus, Fundiswa Roji, Marius Swanepoel, Hubert Brody, Sibongile Zikalala, Farouk Seedat and Lucky Maluleke.
    Mar 02, 2014 Press Releases

    R1 BILLION IN NEW BUSINESS CONTRIBUTES TO…

    Logistics and supply chain leader Imperial Logistics has increased its six months’ revenue by 26% to R8 billion and has announced that R1 billion of new business contributed to a pleasing set of interim results. Commenting on the excellent… more...
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  • Hubert Brody, Outgoing Chief Executive Officer for Imperial Holdings Ltd & Dougie Truter, Chief Executive Officer for Imperial Logistics African Division
    Mar 02, 2014 Press Releases

    IMPERIAL ACQUIRES NIGERIAN PHARMACEUTICAL…

    Johannesburg, 26 February 2014 – Imperial Logistics, a wholly owned division of Imperial Holdings, has acquired a 53% interest in Eco Health, a leading pharmaceutical distributor in Nigeria, for a cash consideration of USD74 million. Hubert Brody,… more...
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  • GRW Changing the Game
    Mar 02, 2014 Press Releases

    GRW Changing the Game

    Elegance with integrity is demonstrated in a unique milk tanker, designed and constructed by GRW. The innovative design is yet another achievement that establishes GRW as a South African competitor on a world-class stage. Click to read the full… more...
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  • Overcome your bulk cargo management issues in 2 days
    Mar 02, 2014 Press Releases

    Overcome your bulk cargo management issues in 2…

    Cargo owners and logistics professionals across the Middle East are looking for innovative supply chain management solutions to reduce costs and improve efficiency. The Cargo Show MENA will unite world class solution providers with cargo owners and… more...
    Editor 252
  • Use turbine technology to earn from surplus energy
    Mar 02, 2014 Press Releases

    Use turbine technology to earn from surplus…

    A comprehensive range of accessories is available for the DEPRAG GET turbine generator Floods in the past year, the mildest winter in a long time, springtime temperatures in January. Our climate is changing. Extreme weather is on the increase.… more...
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  • Imperial Auto makes a grand entrance
    Mar 02, 2014 Press Releases

    Imperial Auto makes a grand entrance

    Established motor industry company rebrands, revitalises There’s a fresh-faced, revamped, revitalised player in South Africa’s automotive industry: Imperial Auto, previously known as the Imperial Automotive Retail Division, and the company is making… more...
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  • Road side assistance can save your life
    Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

    The Value of Road Side Assistance

    Road side assistance can save your life Being involved in a car crash is one of the most traumatic experiences one can encounter. It is quite easy to panic, forget your responsibilities and to act out of character. However it is very important to… more...
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  • AVIS POINT 2 POINT FOR AFFORDABLE TRANSFERS
    Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

    AVIS POINT 2 POINT FOR AFFORDABLE TRANSFERS

    Need a ride to the airport? Want to take a few colleagues out to eat? Got to get to a conference, hotel or business meeting? When you want someone else to do the driving, you need look no further than Avis Point 2 Point, an inner city transfer… more...
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  • NEDBANK ENABLES MAJOR MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURING INVESTMENT FOR IVECO SA
    Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

    NEDBANK ENABLES MAJOR MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURING…

    Nedbank Corporate Property Finance is playing a role in enabling growth and jobs in the vehicle manufacturing sector by funding the construction and refurbishment of a R230-million motor vehicle manufacturing facility for Iveco South Africa (Pty)… more...
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  • Philip Michaux, CEO Imperial Auto & Car Rental officially opens Johannesburg Truck & Bus Centre together with Geoff du Plessis, Executive Chairman of MAN Truck & Bus SA on the left and Greg Mervitz, General Manager of Johannesburg Truck & Bus
    Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

    Top independent MAN dealership opens…

    Johannesburg Truck & Bus, owned by Imperial Group’s Motor Retail Division, officially opened its new dealership in City Deep, Johannesburg, on February 13, 2014. The new Service Facility forms part of MAN Truck & Bus South Africa’s nationwide… more...
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  • APC Storage Solutions SA completes large racking project in just four weeks
    Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

    APC Storage Solutions SA completes large racking…

    A South African supply chain solutions company, with offices in three provinces, contracted complete warehouse systems provider, APC Storage Solutions SA, to set up a unique 7 500 pallet warehouse in Pinetown, Durban. In a unique project for storing… more...
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  • VENTURA GROUP CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF UNPARALLELED EXCELLENCE
    Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

    VENTURA GROUP CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF UNPARALLELED…

    The Ventura Group of Companies has been a thought-leader and major player in the industrial, mining, automotive, agricultural, manufacturing, military and energy fields in Southern Africa for the past 35 years. The Ventura Group consists of three… more...
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  • COURIER CUSTOMERS ARE MOVED BY PERSONALISED SERVICE
    Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

    COURIER CUSTOMERS ARE MOVED BY PERSONALISED…

    Johannesburg, 20 February 2014 – Shrinking profit margins and higher customer expectations are among the challenges facing courier companies today. According to Vernon Rawstorne, managing director of EWC Express, the courier business has changed… more...
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  • Good news for taxi passengers with new SANTACO deal
    Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

    Good news for taxi passengers with new SANTACO…

    Today, a joint venture between the mother body taxi association, SANTACO Western Cape and Group 1 Nissan, the largest Nissan dealership in the Western Cape will see the profits from sales of the new Nissan NV350 taxi being split equally so that… more...
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  • Nankang Tyre UK to take centre stage at Brityrex International
    Feb 21, 2014 Press Releases

    Nankang Tyre UK to take centre stage at Brityrex…

    Nankang Tyre UK has signalled ambitious plans for a growing market presence by signing up for a major appearance at October’s Brityrex International exhibition. The company has secured an 87 sq mtr stand at EventCity, Manchester, which it plans to… more...
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  • Africa moves to increase power infrastructure
    Feb 21, 2014 Press Releases

    Africa moves to increase power infrastructure

    Africa’s power demands are soaring beyond the capacity of an ageing infrastructure to cope, but multiple programmes are being put in place to address the challenges. This is according to Dr Willie de Beer, Chairman of the DistribuTECH Africa… more...
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  • Tectra Automation develops SA’s first accumulator testing solution
    Feb 19, 2014 Press Releases

    Tectra Automation develops SA’s first accumulator…

    Tectra Automation, a member of the Hytec Group of Companies, was recently approached by Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT), a fellow Group member, to design and build South Africa’s first solution for the pressure testing of hydraulic accumulators that is… more...
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  • CeMAT forums: First-rate information and lively discussions
    Feb 19, 2014 Press Releases

    CeMAT forums: First-rate information and lively…

    The Hannover-based CeMAT show will feature a broad array of exciting forum events. The five-day program is being jointly organized by Deutsche Messe and selected partners from the logistics industry, providing visitors with a host of interesting… more...
    Editor 274
  • FAW Trucks bucks the trend, and displays a high level of business confidence in the South African transport industry
    Feb 17, 2014 Press Releases

    FAW Trucks bucks the trend

    Leading Chinese company continues to forge ahead with SA expansion plans A recent visit paid by FAW Trucks’ board of management reconfirmed the confidence expressed by the group in the growth potential of both the South African Market and the… more...
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  • (fltr) Cobus Rossouw, Chief Integration Officer at Imperial Logistics and Deon Liebenberg, Managing Executive at Vodacom Business
    Feb 17, 2014 Press Releases

    IMPERIAL SIGNS A 5 YEAR CONTRACT WITH VODACOM…

    Johannesburg, 13 February 2014 –The Imperial group has signed a five year contract with Vodacom for network and hosting services. With a stable and scalable network critical to Imperial’s growth, Vodacom will operate as a strategic partner - vital… more...
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  • The 1st Annual Women in Energy Africa Conference 2014
    Feb 17, 2014 Press Releases

    The 1st Annual Women in Energy Africa Conference…

    25th & 26th March 2014, Focus Rooms, Sunninghill, JHB, RSA. Within Africa there is still unquestionably, a gender gap within the energy industry. Women currently represent a fraction of the energy industry’s workforce and are even scarcer in… more...
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  • Reliable infrastructure critical to Africa’s economic success
    Feb 17, 2014 Press Releases

    Reliable infrastructure critical to Africa’s…

    Africa’s economic success is reliant on infrastructure development. The continent needs reliable electricity, water and roads to improve its trading capability and attract significant investment opportunities, says Linda Cele, New Business… more...
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  • AFRICA ENERGY INDABA IN GAUTENG
    Feb 17, 2014 Press Releases

    AFRICA ENERGY INDABA IN GAUTENG

    The Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) is the host partner of the Africa Energy Indaba Conference and Exhibition 2014, in line with its mandate to grow the economy by positioning Gauteng as a Globally Competitive City Region (GCR). The… more...
    Editor 261
  • The winner of the Name to Fame Game, Mr Mandla William Mabaso with Mike Whitfield, MD of Nissan SA and President Africa South Regional Business Unit, at the Nissan NV350 Taxi Unveiling dinner.
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    Nissan unveils new NV350 Impendulo Taxi in South…

    Taxi industry previews new Nissan NV350 Impendulo ahead of March launch “Name to Fame Game” winner announced MIDRAND, South Africa (7 February 2014) – Nissan took a step closer to re-entering the taxi industry in South Africa yesterday when it… more...
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  • ECO2Fleet management coming of age in South Africa, says Standard Bank
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    ECO2Fleet management coming of age in South…

    The monitoring of the impact that vehicle fleets have on the environment is becoming increasingly important in South Africa-a fact that is attested to by the rising number of multi-national and local companies that are now requesting this… more...
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  • New innovative packaging technology to be launched at Propak Cape 2014
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    New innovative packaging technology to be…

    Top local and international companies in packaging, food processing, printing, labelling and plastics will showcase the newest products, latest industry trends and product developments at Propak Cape 2014. Exhibitors at the show will be looking to… more...
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  • TOP TEN REASONS CRASHES OCCUR WITH HEAVY TRUCKS
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    TOP TEN REASONS CRASHES OCCUR WITH HEAVY TRUCKS

    Hi Folks... No doubt many have their own opinions as to why so many crashes occur on our roads in South Africa. Vehicle condition (un-road worthiness) probably being one of the main contributory factors. So, if that was eradicated would the… more...
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  • SLOW START FOR TRUCK SALES IN 2014 – OUTLOOK REMAINS POSITIVE
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    SLOW START FOR TRUCK SALES IN 2014 – OUTLOOK…

    The local commercial vehicle market had a somewhat slower start to the year, selling 5.39% less trucks during January compared to the same month in 2013. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association of Automobile… more...
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  • Volvo Trucks competition looking for the world’s most fuel-efficient driver
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks competition looking for the world’s…

    Registration has now opened for the Drivers’ Fuel Challenge 2014 – Volvo Trucks’ global competition of fuel-efficient driving. The Drivers’ Fuel Challenge is open to all professional truck drivers, irrespective of brand. The final will take place in… more...
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  • Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    "Best Service Provider 2013“ Siemens honors Voith…

    On the occasion of its 8th Supplier Day in November, held in Manchester (Old Trafford), Siemens Rail Systems UK acknowledged the outstanding performance of Voith and recognized the company as “Best Service Pro-vider (Vehicles) 2013”. This builds on… more...
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  • Mr Bodo Donauer, Managing Director of BMW South Africa, and Mr Karl Probst, BMW Group CIO. (02/2014)
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    The BMW Group has officially opened a BMW SAP…

    Together with two other IT hubs, situated in the United States and India, the BMW SAP Competence Hub will be rendering IT services worldwide, concentrating specifically on SAP-based production applications. Click here for more more...
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  • JOINT VENTURE LAUNCHES FIRST SEAFREIGHT SOLUTION FOR THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    JOINT VENTURE LAUNCHES FIRST SEAFREIGHT SOLUTION…

    Johannesburg, 6 February 2014 – Imperial Logistics group company Imperial Health Sciences has partnered with global ocean freight specialist Yusen Logistics to launch the pharmaceutical industry’s first dedicated, temperature controlled sea freight… more...
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  • TomTom: Local Service Centre
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    TomTom: Local Service Centre

    Last year, TomTom announced their local service centre which is operated by Regenersis, whereby customers were offered a service based on the following support pillars; Local Repair centre to customers in South Africa Pick up and drop off service to… more...
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  • MiX Telematics strengthens mobile offering with Mobitech acquisition
    Feb 11, 2014 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics strengthens mobile offering with…

    Johannesburg, 7 February 2014 - MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has acquired a small South African tech startup known locally as Mobitech. The Mobitech solution – available initially in South… more...
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  • KTM SOUTH AFRICA CONTINUES TO ASSIST THEIR RIDERS THROUGH THE KTM PRO RACE ORANGE CONTINGENCY PROGRAM FOR MOTOCROSS IN 2014.
    Feb 10, 2014 Press Releases

    KTM SOUTH AFRICA CONTINUES TO ASSIST THEIR RIDERS

    KTM, the Austrian manufacturer renowned for its unbeatable riders and championship winning off-road machinery continues its support for National Motocross in South Africa after three successful seasons. The contingency program called “KTM PRO Race… more...
    Editor 272
  • Dates announced for Trans Africa 2014
    Feb 10, 2014 Press Releases

    Dates announced for Trans Africa 2014

    The second Trans Africa exhibition and conference will take place from 7 to 9 October 2014, at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec. Trans Africa unites all transport modalities at one time and place featuring comprehensive product groupings… more...
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